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Solar Energy in Miami Beach, FL

Solar Energy in Miami Beach

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Solar Panels in Miami Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Miami Beach

The total length of the day in Miami Beach, FL today (October 30, 2020) will be 11 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Miami Beach, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Miami Beach, FL

Solar Energy Data in Miami Beach, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Miami Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Miami Beach

Based on historical Miami Beach, 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 Miami Beach. [1]

Miami Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Miami Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Miami Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Miami Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Miami Beach, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Miami Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Miami Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Miami Beach

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Solar Power Comparison: Miami Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Miami Beach

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Miami Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 30, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:28 am
    • Sunset: 10:39 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Miami Beach

Best Months for Solar in Miami Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.18 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: April (6.54 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Miami Beach

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Miami Beach, FL at this current time.

However, Miami Beach is in Miami-Dade County and Miami-Dade County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Miami Beach

The Power of Solar in Miami Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Miami Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Miami Beach

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Cost of Utilities in Miami Beach

Miami Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Miami Beach averaged 11.61 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Miami Beach

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Miami Beach Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $25.14 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 43% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Miami Beach, FL [5]

Fri Oct 30
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 18%
Sat Oct 31
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 26%
Sun Nov 1
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 80°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 16%
Mon Nov 2
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 79°F
Strong breeze: 27 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 50%
Tue Nov 3
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 47%
Wed Nov 4
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 78°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 30%

More about Miami Beach

About Miami Beach

The city of Miami Beach, FL in Miami-Dade County has an approximate population of 87,779. [6]

Miami Beach Solar Power

Miami Beach, FL Solar Energy

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

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Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

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