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Solar Energy in Danville, KY

Solar Energy in Danville

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Danville with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Danville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Danville

The total length of the day in Danville, KY today (September 26, 2022) will be 12 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

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Danville, KY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Danville, KY

Solar Energy Data in Danville, KY

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Danville, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Danville

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

Danville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Danville that are always titled at the latitude of Danville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.99 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 Danville

Solar Radiation Data in Danville, KY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Danville, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Danville

Danville, KY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Danville is June with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Danville (Kentucky) are December with an average of 3.29 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.59 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Danville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Danville, KY, of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: Danville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Danville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:30 am
    • Sunset: 7:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:0
Solar Energy Statistics for Danville

Best Months for Solar in Danville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.32 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Danville

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Solar Power Output in Danville

The Power of Solar in Danville, KY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Danville, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Danville

Danville (KY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5437.68 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Danville is August with an average of 523.12 kWhac, followed by June at 520.67 kWhac and July at 510.16 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Danville (Kentucky) are December with an average of 329.96 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 358.72 kWhac and January at 360.93 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Danville

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Weather Forecast for Danville, KY [5]

Mon Sep 26
68°F
Few Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 16%
Tue Sep 27
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 28
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 3%
Thu Sep 29
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Sep 30
72°F
Few Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sat Oct 1
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Danville

About Danville

The city of Danville, KY in Boyle County has an approximate population of 16,218. [6]

Danville Solar Power

Danville, KY Solar Energy

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

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