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Solar Energy in Otterville, IL

Solar Energy in Otterville

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Otterville with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Otterville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Otterville

The total length of the day in Otterville, IL today (February 24, 2024) will be 11 hours and 7 minutes. [More]

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Otterville, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Otterville, IL

Solar Energy Data in Otterville, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Otterville, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville

Based on historical Otterville, 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 Otterville. [1]

Otterville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Otterville that are always titled at the latitude of Otterville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.2 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Otterville

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville, IL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Otterville, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville

Otterville, IL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Otterville is September with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.16 kWh/m2/day and August at 6.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Otterville (Illinois) are December with an average of 3.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.69 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Otterville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Otterville, IL, of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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: Otterville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Otterville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 24, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:41 am
    • Sunset: 5:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:7
Solar Energy Statistics for Otterville

Best Months for Solar in Otterville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Otterville

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Solar Power Output in Otterville

The Power of Solar in Otterville, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Otterville, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville

Otterville (IL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5708.39 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Otterville is July with an average of 555.39 kWhac, followed by September at 552.34 kWhac and August at 552.25 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Otterville (Illinois) are December with an average of 340.09 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 378.97 kWhac and November at 393.39 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Otterville

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Weather Forecast for Otterville, IL [5]

Sat Feb 24
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sun Feb 25
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Feb 26
67°F
Few Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 14%
Tue Feb 27
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 28
31°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 70°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 29
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Otterville

About Otterville

The town of Otterville, IL in Jersey County has an approximate population of 126. [6]

Otterville Solar Power

Otterville, IL Solar Energy

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

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