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Solar Energy in Dequincy, LA

Solar Energy in Dequincy

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Dequincy with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dequincy

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dequincy

The total length of the day in Dequincy, LA today (May 27, 2022) will be 13 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Dequincy, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dequincy, LA

Solar Energy Data in Dequincy, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dequincy, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dequincy

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

Dequincy has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dequincy that are always titled at the latitude of Dequincy (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.54 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 Dequincy

Solar Radiation Data in Dequincy, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dequincy, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dequincy

Dequincy, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dequincy is September with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 5.74 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dequincy (Louisiana) are January with an average of 4.22 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.38 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Dequincy

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dequincy, LA, of 5.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% 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: Dequincy vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Dequincy

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:13 am
    • Sunset: 8:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Dequincy

Best Months for Solar in Dequincy

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dequincy

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Solar Power Output in Dequincy

The Power of Solar in Dequincy, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dequincy, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dequincy

Dequincy (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5672.87 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dequincy is October with an average of 520.25 kWhac, followed by September at 506.7 kWhac and April at 499.1 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dequincy (Louisiana) are January with an average of 407.77 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 412.84 kWhac and December at 420.41 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dequincy

Dequincy Electricity Costs

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Dequincy Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Dequincy, LA [5]

Fri May 27
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sat May 28
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 94°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun May 29
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon May 30
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue May 31
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 35%
Wed Jun 1
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Dequincy

About Dequincy

The city of Dequincy, LA in Calcasieu County has an approximate population of 3,235. [6]

Dequincy Solar Power

Dequincy, LA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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