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Solar Energy in Callender, IA

Solar Energy in Callender

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

Solar Panels in Callender

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Callender

The total length of the day in Callender, IA today (January 27, 2022) will be 9 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Callender, IA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Callender, IA

Solar Energy Data in Callender, IA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Callender, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Callender

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

Callender has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Callender that are always titled at the latitude of Callender (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.28 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 Callender

Solar Radiation Data in Callender, IA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Callender, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Callender

Callender, IA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Callender is July with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.16 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Callender (Iowa) are December with an average of 3.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.38 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Callender

The average monthly solar radiation level in Callender, IA, of 4.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Callender vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Callender

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:35 am
    • Sunset: 5:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Callender

Best Months for Solar in Callender

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.53 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Callender

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Solar Power Output in Callender

The Power of Solar in Callender, IA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Callender, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Callender

Callender (IA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5705.75 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Callender is July with an average of 578.73 kWhac, followed by August at 573.59 kWhac and June at 543.68 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Callender (Iowa) are December with an average of 340.43 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 355.32 kWhac and February at 368.02 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Callender

Callender Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Callender averaged 12.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Callender Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Iowa averaged $13.67 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 22% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Callender, IA [5]

Thu Jan 27
29°F
Few Clouds
Min: 4°F
Max: 30°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 13%
Fri Jan 28
9°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -5°F
Max: 15°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sat Jan 29
25°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 9°F
Max: 30°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 73%
Sun Jan 30
18°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 13°F
Max: 22°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 64%
Mon Jan 31
35°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 19°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Feb 1
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 13°F
Max: 31°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 74%

More about Callender

About Callender

The city of Callender, IA in Webster County has an approximate population of 376. [6]

Callender Solar Power

Callender, IA Solar Energy

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