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Solar Energy in Oakland, KY

Solar Energy in Oakland

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Oakland with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Oakland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oakland

The total length of the day in Oakland, KY today (October 07, 2022) will be 11 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Oakland, KY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oakland, KY

Solar Energy Data in Oakland, KY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oakland, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland

Based on historical Oakland, 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 Oakland. [1]

Oakland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oakland that are always titled at the latitude of Oakland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.76 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.2 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.06 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 Oakland

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland, KY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oakland, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland

Oakland, KY has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Oakland is August with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.99 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Oakland (Kentucky) are December with an average of 3.56 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Oakland

The average monthly solar radiation level in Oakland, KY, of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% 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: Oakland vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Oakland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:45 am
    • Sunset: 6:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Oakland

Best Months for Solar in Oakland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oakland

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Solar Power Output in Oakland

The Power of Solar in Oakland, KY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oakland, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland

Oakland (KY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5679.72 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Oakland is August with an average of 549.77 kWhac, followed by September at 534.65 kWhac and June at 524.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Oakland (Kentucky) are December with an average of 360.04 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 380.67 kWhac and February at 389.2 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Oakland

Oakland Electricity Costs

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Oakland Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Oakland, KY [5]

Fri Oct 7
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sat Oct 8
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Oct 9
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Oct 10
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue Oct 11
80°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 13%
Wed Oct 12
82°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 66%

More about Oakland

About Oakland

The city of Oakland, KY in Warren County has an approximate population of 225. [6]

Oakland Solar Power

Oakland, KY Solar Energy

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

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Various missions to space by different countries are known to utilize solar energy as a main power source.

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