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Solar Energy in Yorktown, IA

Solar Energy in Yorktown

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Yorktown with an average of 6.33 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Yorktown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Yorktown

The total length of the day in Yorktown, IA today (October 01, 2022) will be 11 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Yorktown, IA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Yorktown, IA

Solar Energy Data in Yorktown, IA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Yorktown, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Yorktown

Based on historical Yorktown, 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 Yorktown. [1]

Yorktown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Yorktown that are always titled at the latitude of Yorktown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.45 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 Yorktown

Solar Radiation Data in Yorktown, IA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Yorktown, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Yorktown

Yorktown, IA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Yorktown is July with an average of 6.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.12 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Yorktown (Iowa) are December with an average of 3.37 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Yorktown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Yorktown, IA, of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 30% 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: Yorktown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Yorktown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 01, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:17 am
    • Sunset: 7:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Yorktown

Best Months for Solar in Yorktown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Yorktown

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Solar Power Output in Yorktown

The Power of Solar in Yorktown, IA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Yorktown, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Yorktown

Yorktown (IA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5816.36 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Yorktown is July with an average of 574.47 kWhac, followed by August at 567.29 kWhac and September at 553.09 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Yorktown (Iowa) are December with an average of 348.23 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 396.04 kWhac and February at 400.17 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Yorktown

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Yorktown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Yorktown, IA [5]

Sat Oct 1
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Oct 2
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 10%
Mon Oct 3
81°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 21%
Tue Oct 4
83°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Oct 5
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 52%
Thu Oct 6
67°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 50%

More about Yorktown

About Yorktown

The city of Yorktown, IA in Page County has an approximate population of 85. [6]

Yorktown Solar Power

Yorktown, IA Solar Energy

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

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