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Solar Energy in Sugar City, ID

Solar Energy in Sugar City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Sugar City with an average of 7.24 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Sugar City

Solar panels in Sugar City that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Sugar City

The total length of the day in Sugar City, ID today (May 27, 2022) will be 15 hours and 8 minutes. [More]

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Sugar City, ID Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sugar City, ID

Solar Energy Data in Sugar City, ID

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sugar City, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Sugar City

Based on historical Sugar City, ID data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Sugar City. [1]

Sugar City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sugar City that are always titled at the latitude of Sugar City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.34 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.34 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 Sugar City

Solar Radiation Data in Sugar City, ID

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Sugar City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sugar City, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Sugar City

Sugar City, ID has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Sugar City is July with an average of 7.24 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 7.07 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sugar City (Idaho) are January with an average of 1.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 2.37 kWh/m2/day and February at 2.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Sugar City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Sugar City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sugar City, ID, of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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: Sugar City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Sugar City 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 Sugar City

Sunrise / Sunset in Sugar City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:50 am
    • Sunset: 8:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:8
Solar Energy Statistics for Sugar City

Best Months for Solar in Sugar City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (7.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (7.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sugar City

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Solar Power Output in Sugar City

The Power of Solar in Sugar City, ID

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sugar City, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Sugar City

Sugar City (ID) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5714.46 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sugar City is July with an average of 660.54 kWhac, followed by August at 648.71 kWhac and June at 629.76 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sugar City (Idaho) are January with an average of 200.16 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 244.18 kWhac and February at 247.59 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sugar City

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Sugar City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Sugar City, ID [5]

Fri May 27
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sat May 28
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 63°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 29
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon May 30
38°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 37°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 31
54°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 68%
Wed Jun 1
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about Sugar City

About Sugar City

The city of Sugar City, ID in Madison County has an approximate population of 1,514. [6]

Sugar City Solar Power

Sugar City, ID Solar Energy

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

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