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Solar Energy in Madisonville, LA

Solar Energy in Madisonville

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Madisonville with an average of 6.19 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Madisonville

Solar panels in Madisonville that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Madisonville

The total length of the day in Madisonville, LA today (December 07, 2021) will be 10 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Madisonville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Madisonville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Madisonville, LA

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Madisonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville

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Historical solar power output data for Madisonville is not currently available.

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* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Madisonville

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Madisonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville

Madisonville, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Madisonville is October with an average of 6.19 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.94 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Madisonville (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.65 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Madisonville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Madisonville, LA, of 5.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 47% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Madisonville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:44 am
    • Sunset: 4:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Madisonville

Best Months for Solar in Madisonville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Madisonville

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Solar Power Output in Madisonville

The Power of Solar in Madisonville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Madisonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Madisonville

Madisonville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5856.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Madisonville is October with an average of 560.41 kWhac, followed by May at 527.55 kWhac and March at 522.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Madisonville (Louisiana) are February with an average of 421.01 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 432.91 kWhac and January at 444.22 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Madisonville

Madisonville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Madisonville averaged 11.70 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Madisonville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $17.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Madisonville, LA [5]

Tue Dec 7
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 8
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 95%
Thu Dec 9
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Dec 10
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Dec 11
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Dec 12
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Madisonville

About Madisonville

The town of Madisonville, LA in St. Tammany County has an approximate population of 748. [6]

Madisonville Solar Power

Madisonville, LA Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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