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Solar Energy in Yorktown, IA

Solar Energy in Yorktown

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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 (February 25, 2021) will be 11 hours and 09 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]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Yorktown, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Yorktown

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

Solar Power Levels in Yorktown

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Solar Power: 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 February 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:58 pm
    • Sunset: 12:08 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Yorktown

Best Months for Solar in Yorktown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • 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

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

However, Yorktown is in Page County and Page County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

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

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Cost of Utilities in Yorktown

Yorktown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Yorktown averaged 11.31 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2020, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.80¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Yorktown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Iowa averaged $8.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2020, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.07 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Yorktown, IA [5]

Thu Feb 25
34°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 41°F
Calm: 1 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Feb 26
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sat Feb 27
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 28
33°F
Light Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 60%
Mon Mar 1
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Mar 2
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%

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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