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Solar Energy in South Miami, FL

Solar Energy in South Miami

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Solar Panels in South Miami

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Miami

The total length of the day in South Miami, FL today (July 03, 2020) will be 13 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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South Miami, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Miami, FL

Solar Energy Data in South Miami, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Miami, FL

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami

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

South Miami has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Miami that are always titled at the latitude of South Miami (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.92 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 South Miami

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Miami, FL

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami

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

Solar Power Levels in South Miami

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in South Miami

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:35 am
    • Sunset: 12:16 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:41
Solar Energy Statistics for South Miami

Best Months for Solar in South Miami

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: April (6.47 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Miami

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

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

Solar Power Output in South Miami

The Power of Solar in South Miami, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Miami, FL

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami

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Cost of Utilities in South Miami

South Miami Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Miami averaged 11.71 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: South Miami

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South Miami Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $18.52 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 73% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for South Miami, FL [5]

Sat Jul 4
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 37%
Sun Jul 5
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 72%
Mon Jul 6
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 6%
Tue Jul 7
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 85°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 6%
Wed Jul 8
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu Jul 9
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about South Miami

About South Miami

The city of South Miami, FL in Miami-Dade County has an approximate population of 11,657. [6]

South Miami Solar Power

South Miami, FL Solar Energy

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

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