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Solar Energy in Dodson, LA

Solar Energy in Dodson

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Dodson with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dodson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dodson

The total length of the day in Dodson, LA today (June 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Dodson, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dodson, LA

Solar Energy Data in Dodson, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dodson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dodson

Based on historical Dodson, 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 Dodson. [1]

Dodson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dodson that are always titled at the latitude of Dodson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.55 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 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 Dodson

Solar Radiation Data in Dodson, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dodson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dodson

Dodson, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.24 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dodson is October with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.84 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dodson (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.34 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Dodson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dodson, LA, of 5.24 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: Dodson vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Dodson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:06 am
    • Sunset: 8:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Dodson

Best Months for Solar in Dodson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.28 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dodson

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Solar Power Output in Dodson

The Power of Solar in Dodson, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dodson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dodson

Dodson (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5613.23 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dodson is October with an average of 533.81 kWhac, followed by July at 508.33 kWhac and August at 505.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dodson (Louisiana) are December with an average of 382.24 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 390.07 kWhac and January at 410.95 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dodson

Dodson Electricity Costs

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Weather Forecast for Dodson, LA [5]

Mon Jun 27
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 89%
Tue Jun 28
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Jun 29
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 30
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 66%
Fri Jul 1
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat Jul 2
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Dodson

About Dodson

The village of Dodson, LA in Winn County has an approximate population of 337. [6]

Dodson Solar Power

Dodson, LA Solar Energy

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

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