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Solar Energy in Duson, LA

Solar Energy in Duson

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Duson with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Duson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Duson

The total length of the day in Duson, LA today (October 07, 2022) will be 11 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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Duson, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Duson, LA

Solar Energy Data in Duson, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Duson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Duson

Based on historical Duson, 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 Duson. [1]

Duson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Duson that are always titled at the latitude of Duson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.44 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 Duson

Solar Radiation Data in Duson, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Duson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Duson

Duson, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Duson is September with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 5.99 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Duson (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Duson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Duson, LA, of 5.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 38% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% 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: Duson vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Duson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:05 am
    • Sunset: 6:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Duson

Best Months for Solar in Duson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Duson

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Solar Power Output in Duson

The Power of Solar in Duson, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Duson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Duson

Duson (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6004.6 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Duson is October with an average of 556.49 kWhac, followed by April at 545.23 kWhac and September at 529.26 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Duson (Louisiana) are December with an average of 441.78 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 449.12 kWhac and February at 450.79 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Duson

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Duson Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Duson, LA [5]

Fri Oct 7
83°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sat Oct 8
83°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sun Oct 9
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 10%
Mon Oct 10
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 4%
Tue Oct 11
84°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 94%
Wed Oct 12
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 77%

More about Duson

About Duson

The town of Duson, LA in Lafayette County has an approximate population of 1,716. [6]

Duson Solar Power

Duson, LA Solar Energy

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

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