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Solar Energy in Saint Martinville, LA

Solar Energy in Saint Martinville

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Saint Martinville with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Saint Martinville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Saint Martinville

The total length of the day in Saint Martinville, LA today (May 27, 2022) will be 13 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Saint Martinville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Saint Martinville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Saint Martinville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Saint Martinville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Martinville

Based on historical Saint Martinville, 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 Saint Martinville. [1]

Saint Martinville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Saint Martinville that are always titled at the latitude of Saint Martinville (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 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.34 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 Saint Martinville

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Martinville, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Saint Martinville.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Saint Martinville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Martinville

Saint Martinville, 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 Saint Martinville is September with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.84 kWh/m2/day and October at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Saint Martinville (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.68 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Saint Martinville vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Saint Martinville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Saint Martinville, LA, of 5.35 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: Saint Martinville vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Saint Martinville 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 Saint Martinville

Sunrise / Sunset in Saint Martinville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:07 am
    • Sunset: 8:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Saint Martinville

Best Months for Solar in Saint Martinville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.25 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Saint Martinville

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Solar Power Output in Saint Martinville

The Power of Solar in Saint Martinville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Saint Martinville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Martinville

Saint Martinville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5959.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Saint Martinville is April with an average of 536 kWhac, followed by October at 534.91 kWhac and May at 534.71 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Saint Martinville (Louisiana) are December with an average of 424.65 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 447.61 kWhac and January at 458.96 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Saint Martinville

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Weather Forecast for Saint Martinville, LA [5]

Fri May 27
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 28
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun May 29
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon May 30
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 13%
Tue May 31
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 30%
Wed Jun 1
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Saint Martinville

About Saint Martinville

The city of Saint Martinville, LA in St. Martin County has an approximate population of 6,114. [6]

Saint Martinville Solar Power

Saint Martinville, LA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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