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Solar Energy in Marksville, LA

Solar Energy in Marksville

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Marksville with an average of 6.12 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Marksville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Marksville

The total length of the day in Marksville, LA today (May 23, 2022) will be 13 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Marksville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Marksville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Marksville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Marksville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville

Based on historical Marksville, 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 Marksville. [1]

Marksville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Marksville that are always titled at the latitude of Marksville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.43 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 Marksville

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Marksville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville

Marksville, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Marksville is October with an average of 6.12 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.04 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Marksville (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.77 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Marksville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Marksville, LA, of 5.44 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: Marksville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Marksville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:07 am
    • Sunset: 8:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Marksville

Best Months for Solar in Marksville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Marksville

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Solar Power Output in Marksville

The Power of Solar in Marksville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Marksville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville

Marksville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5970.07 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Marksville is October with an average of 562.54 kWhac, followed by September at 536.87 kWhac and August at 526.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Marksville (Louisiana) are December with an average of 415.26 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 441.95 kWhac and January at 463.09 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Marksville

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Weather Forecast for Marksville, LA [5]

Mon May 23
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue May 24
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed May 25
91°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 74%
Thu May 26
81°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 21%
Fri May 27
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 28
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Marksville

About Marksville

The city of Marksville, LA in Avoyelles County has an approximate population of 5,702. [6]

Marksville Solar Power

Marksville, LA Solar Energy

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

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