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Solar Energy in Homestead, FL

Solar Energy in Homestead

The month of March has the highest historical solar radition values in Homestead with an average of 6.42 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Homestead

Solar panels in Homestead that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Homestead

The total length of the day in Homestead, FL today (May 28, 2022) will be 13 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Homestead, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Homestead, FL

Solar Energy Data in Homestead, FL

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Homestead.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Homestead, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Homestead

Based on historical Homestead, FL data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Homestead. [1]

Homestead has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Homestead that are always titled at the latitude of Homestead (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Homestead

Solar Radiation Data in Homestead, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Homestead.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Homestead, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Homestead

Homestead, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Homestead is March with an average of 6.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.09 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Homestead (Florida) are June with an average of 4.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by July with an average of 4.98 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Homestead vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Homestead

The average monthly solar radiation level in Homestead, FL, of 5.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 40% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Homestead vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Homestead solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Homestead

Sunrise / Sunset in Homestead

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:31 am
    • Sunset: 8:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Homestead

Best Months for Solar in Homestead

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation March (6.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: April (6.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Homestead

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Solar Power Output in Homestead

The Power of Solar in Homestead, FL

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Homestead (fl). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Homestead. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Homestead, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Homestead

Homestead (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6122.67 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Homestead is March with an average of 608.82 kWhac, followed by April at 554.54 kWhac and January at 549.7 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Homestead (Florida) are June with an average of 423.59 kWhac, followed by September with an average of 456.25 kWhac and July at 460.77 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Homestead

Homestead Electricity Costs

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Homestead Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Homestead, FL [5]

Sat May 28
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sun May 29
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 40%
Mon May 30
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue May 31
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed Jun 1
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 24%
Thu Jun 2
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Homestead

About Homestead

The city of Homestead, FL in Miami-Dade County has an approximate population of 60,512. [6]

Homestead Solar Power

Homestead, FL Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Homestead, FL, or for more solar-related resources for Homestead, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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