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Solar Energy in Oil City, LA

Solar Energy in Oil City

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Oil City with an average of 6.1 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Oil City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oil City

The total length of the day in Oil City, LA today (July 14, 2024) will be 14 hours and 9 minutes. [More]

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Oil City, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oil City, LA

Solar Energy Data in Oil City, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oil City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Oil City

Based on historical Oil City, 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 Oil City. [1]

Oil City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oil City that are always titled at the latitude of Oil City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% 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 Oil City

Solar Radiation Data in Oil City, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Oil City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oil City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Oil City

Oil City, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Oil City is August with an average of 6.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.04 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Oil City (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.4 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Oil City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Oil City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Oil City, LA, of 5.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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: Oil City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Oil City 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 Oil City

Sunrise / Sunset in Oil City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:17 am
    • Sunset: 8:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:9
Solar Energy Statistics for Oil City

Best Months for Solar in Oil City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.57 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oil City

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Solar Power Output in Oil City

The Power of Solar in Oil City, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oil City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Oil City

Oil City (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5739.16 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Oil City is August with an average of 521.89 kWhac, followed by September at 520.72 kWhac and July at 513.72 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Oil City (Louisiana) are December with an average of 401.14 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 424.09 kWhac and January at 424.36 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Oil City

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Oil City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Oil City, LA [5]

Sun Jul 14
93°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 85%
Mon Jul 15
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 28%
Tue Jul 16
94°F
Few Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed Jul 17
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 18
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri Jul 19
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Oil City

About Oil City

The town of Oil City, LA in Caddo County has an approximate population of 1,008. [6]

Oil City Solar Power

Oil City, LA Solar Energy

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

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