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Solar Energy in Randolph, KS

Solar Energy in Randolph

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Randolph with an average of 6.14 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Randolph

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Randolph

The total length of the day in Randolph, KS today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Randolph, KS Solar Energy

Solar Power in Randolph, KS

Solar Energy Data in Randolph, KS

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Randolph, KS

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph

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

Randolph has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Randolph that are always titled at the latitude of Randolph (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.19 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.9 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 Randolph

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph, KS

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Randolph, KS

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph

Randolph, KS has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.3 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Randolph is June with an average of 6.14 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.1 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Randolph (Kansas) are December with an average of 3.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Randolph

The average monthly solar radiation level in Randolph, KS, of 5.3 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 42% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 20% 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: Randolph vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Randolph

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:40 am
    • Sunset: 5:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Randolph

Best Months for Solar in Randolph

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.57 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Randolph

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

Solar Power Output in Randolph

The Power of Solar in Randolph, KS

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Randolph, KS

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph

Randolph (KS) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6030.7 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Randolph is August with an average of 560.05 kWhac, followed by June at 554.5 kWhac and July at 552.03 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Randolph (Kansas) are December with an average of 395.38 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 426.93 kWhac and November at 438.95 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Randolph

Randolph Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Randolph averaged 13.12 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Randolph Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Kansas averaged $15.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Randolph, KS [5]

Mon Jan 24
51°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 24°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 41%
Tue Jan 25
24°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 15°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Jan 26
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 14°F
Max: 38°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 4%
Thu Jan 27
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Jan 28
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 16°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Jan 29
48°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 54%

More about Randolph

About Randolph

The city of Randolph, KS in Riley County has an approximate population of 163. [6]

Randolph Solar Power

Randolph, KS Solar Energy

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

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