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Solar Energy in Fredericksburg, IA

Solar Energy in Fredericksburg

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

Solar Panels in Fredericksburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fredericksburg

The total length of the day in Fredericksburg, IA today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Fredericksburg, IA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fredericksburg, IA

Solar Energy Data in Fredericksburg, IA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fredericksburg, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Fredericksburg

Based on historical Fredericksburg, 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 Fredericksburg. [1]

Fredericksburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fredericksburg that are always titled at the latitude of Fredericksburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.46 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.95 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 Fredericksburg

Solar Radiation Data in Fredericksburg, IA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fredericksburg, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, IA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fredericksburg is July with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.9 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fredericksburg (Iowa) are December with an average of 2.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.32 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Fredericksburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fredericksburg, IA, of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% 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: Fredericksburg vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fredericksburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:30 am
    • Sunset: 5:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Fredericksburg

Best Months for Solar in Fredericksburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fredericksburg

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Fredericksburg, IA at this current time.

Solar Power Output in Fredericksburg

The Power of Solar in Fredericksburg, IA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fredericksburg, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg (IA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5517.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fredericksburg is July with an average of 581.56 kWhac, followed by August at 554.36 kWhac and May at 554.27 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fredericksburg (Iowa) are December with an average of 298.67 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 341.72 kWhac and January at 350.4 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fredericksburg 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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Fredericksburg 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 Fredericksburg, IA [5]

Mon Jan 24
9°F
Light Snow
Min: -7°F
Max: 22°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jan 25
-3°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: -18°F
Max: -1°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 37%
Wed Jan 26
2°F
Few Clouds
Min: -23°F
Max: 14°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 13%
Thu Jan 27
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 6°F
Max: 28°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 28
4°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -9°F
Max: 7°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sat Jan 29
14°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: -5°F
Max: 17°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 34%

More about Fredericksburg

About Fredericksburg

The city of Fredericksburg, IA in Chickasaw County has an approximate population of 931. [6]

Fredericksburg Solar Power

Fredericksburg, IA Solar Energy

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

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