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Solar Energy in Windy Hills, KY

Solar Energy in Windy Hills

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Windy Hills with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Windy Hills

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Windy Hills

The total length of the day in Windy Hills, KY today (May 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Windy Hills, KY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Windy Hills, KY

Solar Energy Data in Windy Hills, KY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Windy Hills, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills

Based on historical Windy Hills, 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 Windy Hills. [1]

Windy Hills has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Windy Hills that are always titled at the latitude of Windy Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4 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 Windy Hills

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills, KY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Windy Hills.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Windy Hills, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills

Windy Hills, KY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Windy Hills is August with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.9 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Windy Hills (Kentucky) are December with an average of 3.16 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Windy Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Windy Hills

The average monthly solar radiation level in Windy Hills, KY, of 4.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% 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: Windy Hills vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Windy Hills 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 Windy Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in Windy Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:22 am
    • Sunset: 8:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Windy Hills

Best Months for Solar in Windy Hills

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Windy Hills

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Solar Power Output in Windy Hills

The Power of Solar in Windy Hills, KY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Windy Hills, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills

Windy Hills (KY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5483.57 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Windy Hills is August with an average of 543.94 kWhac, followed by September at 526.32 kWhac and June at 516.45 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Windy Hills (Kentucky) are December with an average of 318.83 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 374.2 kWhac and February at 379.39 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Windy Hills

Windy Hills Electricity Costs

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Windy Hills Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Windy Hills, KY [5]

Fri May 27
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 87%
Sat May 28
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sun May 29
79°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 25%
Mon May 30
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 22%
Tue May 31
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Jun 1
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about Windy Hills

About Windy Hills

The city of Windy Hills, KY in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 2,385. [6]

Windy Hills Solar Power

Windy Hills, KY Solar Energy

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

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