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Solar Energy in Longboat Key, FL

Solar Energy in Longboat Key

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Longboat Key with an average of 6.35 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Longboat Key

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Longboat Key

The total length of the day in Longboat Key, FL today (June 24, 2024) will be 13 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Longboat Key, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Longboat Key, FL

Solar Energy Data in Longboat Key, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Longboat Key, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Longboat Key

Based on historical Longboat Key, 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 Longboat Key. [1]

Longboat Key has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Longboat Key that are always titled at the latitude of Longboat Key (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.75 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.21 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.26 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 Longboat Key

Solar Radiation Data in Longboat Key, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Longboat Key.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Longboat Key, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Longboat Key

Longboat Key, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Longboat Key is April with an average of 6.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 6.22 kWh/m2/day and May at 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Longboat Key (Florida) are July with an average of 5.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 5.22 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Longboat Key vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Longboat Key

The average monthly solar radiation level in Longboat Key, FL, of 5.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 45% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 14% 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: Longboat Key vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Longboat Key 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 Longboat Key

Sunrise / Sunset in Longboat Key

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 24, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:35 am
    • Sunset: 8:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Longboat Key

Best Months for Solar in Longboat Key

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Longboat Key

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Solar Power Output in Longboat Key

The Power of Solar in Longboat Key, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Longboat Key, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Longboat Key

Longboat Key (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6261.4 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Longboat Key is October with an average of 586.02 kWhac, followed by April at 572.99 kWhac and March at 565.22 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Longboat Key (Florida) are July with an average of 465.98 kWhac, followed by June with an average of 474.24 kWhac and February at 487.08 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Longboat Key

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Longboat Key Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Longboat Key, FL [5]

Mon Jun 24
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 11%
Tue Jun 25
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Jun 26
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 17%
Thu Jun 27
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 57%
Fri Jun 28
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 69%
Sat Jun 29
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 91%

More about Longboat Key

About Longboat Key

The town of Longboat Key, FL in Manatee County has an approximate population of 6,888. [6]

Longboat Key Solar Power

Longboat Key, FL Solar Energy

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

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