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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 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Madisonville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Madisonville

The total length of the day in Madisonville, LA today (December 03, 2022) will be 10 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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Madisonville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Madisonville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Madisonville, LA

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

* 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

Based on historical Madisonville, 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 Madisonville. [1]

Madisonville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Madisonville that are always titled at the latitude of Madisonville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.56 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 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 5.42 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 5.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.93 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Madisonville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 4.65 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.68 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.96 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 5.42 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: Madisonville 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 03, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:41 am
    • Sunset: 4:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Madisonville

Best Months for Solar in Madisonville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.52 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 5811.44 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Madisonville is October with an average of 538.38 kWhac, followed by May at 522.09 kWhac and April at 519.94 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Madisonville (Louisiana) are February with an average of 419.57 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 442.46 kWhac and January at 443.71 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Madisonville

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Weather Forecast for Madisonville, LA [5]

Sat Dec 3
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 87%
Sun Dec 4
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 5
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Dec 6
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Dec 7
76°F
Few Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 22%
Thu Dec 8
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 8%

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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