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Solar Energy in Sorrento, LA

Solar Energy in Sorrento

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Sorrento with an average of 6.18 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Sorrento

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sorrento

The total length of the day in Sorrento, LA today (May 21, 2022) will be 13 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Sorrento, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sorrento, LA

Solar Energy Data in Sorrento, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sorrento, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sorrento

Based on historical Sorrento, 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 Sorrento. [1]

Sorrento has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sorrento that are always titled at the latitude of Sorrento (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 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.27 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 Sorrento

Solar Radiation Data in Sorrento, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sorrento, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sorrento

Sorrento, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Sorrento is October with an average of 6.18 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.72 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sorrento (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.55 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Sorrento

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sorrento, LA, of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 20% 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: Sorrento vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Sorrento

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 21, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:06 am
    • Sunset: 7:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Sorrento

Best Months for Solar in Sorrento

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.18 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sorrento

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Solar Power Output in Sorrento

The Power of Solar in Sorrento, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sorrento, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sorrento

Sorrento (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5830.79 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sorrento is October with an average of 584.33 kWhac, followed by April at 525.89 kWhac and May at 512.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sorrento (Louisiana) are February with an average of 422.12 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 432.91 kWhac and January at 448.65 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sorrento

Sorrento Electricity Costs

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Sorrento Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Sorrento, LA [5]

Sat May 21
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sun May 22
88°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon May 23
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 78%
Tue May 24
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 60%
Wed May 25
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 11%
Thu May 26
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 85%

More about Sorrento

About Sorrento

The town of Sorrento, LA in Ascension County has an approximate population of 1,401. [6]

Sorrento Solar Power

Sorrento, LA Solar Energy

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

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