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Solar Energy in Mamou, LA

Solar Energy in Mamou

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Mamou with an average of 6.26 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Mamou

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mamou

The total length of the day in Mamou, LA today (January 24, 2022) will be 10 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Mamou, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mamou, LA

Solar Energy Data in Mamou, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mamou, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Mamou

Based on historical Mamou, 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 Mamou. [1]

Mamou has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mamou that are always titled at the latitude of Mamou (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.1 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% 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 Mamou

Solar Radiation Data in Mamou, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mamou, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Mamou

Mamou, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Mamou is October with an average of 6.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.95 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Mamou (Louisiana) are January with an average of 4.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by February with an average of 4.47 kWh/m2/day and December at 4.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Mamou

The average monthly solar radiation level in Mamou, LA, of 5.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 43% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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: Mamou vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Mamou

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 5:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Mamou

Best Months for Solar in Mamou

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mamou

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Mamou, LA at this current time.

Solar Power Output in Mamou

The Power of Solar in Mamou, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mamou, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Mamou

Mamou (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5891.2 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Mamou is October with an average of 578.9 kWhac, followed by September at 524.81 kWhac and August at 519.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Mamou (Louisiana) are February with an average of 389.28 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 418.69 kWhac and December at 453.99 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Mamou

Mamou Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mamou averaged 11.70 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Mamou Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $18.63 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Mamou, LA [5]

Mon Jan 24
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jan 25
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jan 26
46°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 35%
Thu Jan 27
54°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 74%
Fri Jan 28
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Mamou

About Mamou

The town of Mamou, LA in Evangeline County has an approximate population of 3,242. [6]

Mamou Solar Power

Mamou, LA Solar Energy

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

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