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Solar Energy in Crestwood, IL

Solar Energy in Crestwood

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Crestwood with an average of 6.08 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Crestwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Crestwood

The total length of the day in Crestwood, IL today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Crestwood, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Crestwood, IL

Solar Energy Data in Crestwood, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Crestwood, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood

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

Crestwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Crestwood that are always titled at the latitude of Crestwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.73 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 Crestwood

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood, IL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Crestwood, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood

Crestwood, IL has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Crestwood is July with an average of 6.08 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 6.03 kWh/m2/day and August at 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Crestwood (Illinois) are December with an average of 2.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.1 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Crestwood

The average monthly solar radiation level in Crestwood, IL, of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% 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: Crestwood vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Crestwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:24 am
    • Sunset: 8:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Crestwood

Best Months for Solar in Crestwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Crestwood

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Solar Power Output in Crestwood

The Power of Solar in Crestwood, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Crestwood, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood

Crestwood (IL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5512.75 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Crestwood is July with an average of 564.97 kWhac, followed by August at 559.59 kWhac and May at 553.99 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Crestwood (Illinois) are December with an average of 300.03 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 326.66 kWhac and November at 343.01 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Crestwood

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Crestwood Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Crestwood, IL [5]

Mon May 23
61°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 13%
Tue May 24
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 58%
Wed May 25
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat May 28
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Crestwood

About Crestwood

The village of Crestwood, IL in Cook County has an approximate population of 10,950. [6]

Crestwood Solar Power

Crestwood, IL Solar Energy

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

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