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Solar Energy in Folkston, GA

Solar Energy in Folkston

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Folkston with an average of 6.2 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Folkston

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Folkston

The total length of the day in Folkston, GA today (December 09, 2022) will be 10 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Folkston, GA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Folkston, GA

Solar Energy Data in Folkston, GA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Folkston, GA

Solar Radiation Data in Folkston

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

Folkston has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Folkston that are always titled at the latitude of Folkston (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% 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 Folkston

Solar Radiation Data in Folkston, GA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Folkston, GA

Solar Radiation Data in Folkston

Folkston, GA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Folkston is April with an average of 6.2 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 5.99 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Folkston (Georgia) are December with an average of 4.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.01 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Folkston

The average monthly solar radiation level in Folkston, GA, of 5.49 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: Folkston vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Folkston 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 Folkston

Sunrise / Sunset in Folkston

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Folkston

Best Months for Solar in Folkston

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.56 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Folkston

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Solar Power Output in Folkston

The Power of Solar in Folkston, GA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Folkston, GA

Solar Radiation Data in Folkston

Folkston (GA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5866.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Folkston is March with an average of 542.43 kWhac, followed by April at 542.26 kWhac and May at 522.49 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Folkston (Georgia) are February with an average of 437.12 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 444.87 kWhac and September at 468.77 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Folkston

Folkston Electricity Costs

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Folkston Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Folkston, GA [5]

Fri Dec 9
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Dec 10
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 11
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 82%
Tue Dec 13
64°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 98%
Wed Dec 14
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Folkston

About Folkston

The city of Folkston, GA in Charlton County has an approximate population of 2,502. [6]

Folkston Solar Power

Folkston, GA Solar Energy

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

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