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Solar Energy in Thibodaux, LA

Solar Energy in Thibodaux

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Thibodaux with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Thibodaux

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Thibodaux

The total length of the day in Thibodaux, LA today (September 26, 2022) will be 12 hours and 2 minutes. [More]

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Thibodaux, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Thibodaux, LA

Solar Energy Data in Thibodaux, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Thibodaux, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux

Based on historical Thibodaux, 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 Thibodaux. [1]

Thibodaux 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 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Thibodaux that are always titled at the latitude of Thibodaux (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.09 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 4.28 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 Thibodaux

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Thibodaux, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux

Thibodaux, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Thibodaux is October with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.8 kWh/m2/day and March at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Thibodaux (Louisiana) are December with an average of 4.48 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.78 kWh/m2/day and July at 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Thibodaux

The average monthly solar radiation level in Thibodaux, LA, of 5.33 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: Thibodaux vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Thibodaux

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:53 am
    • Sunset: 6:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:2
Solar Energy Statistics for Thibodaux

Best Months for Solar in Thibodaux

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Thibodaux

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Solar Power Output in Thibodaux

The Power of Solar in Thibodaux, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Thibodaux, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Thibodaux

Thibodaux (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5886.11 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Thibodaux is October with an average of 564.55 kWhac, followed by March at 542.61 kWhac and April at 535.23 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Thibodaux (Louisiana) are December with an average of 435.07 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 441.32 kWhac and July at 445.43 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Thibodaux

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Thibodaux Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Thibodaux, LA [5]

Mon Sep 26
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 67%
Tue Sep 27
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 28
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 29
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 30
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 1
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Thibodaux

About Thibodaux

The city of Thibodaux, LA in Lafourche County has an approximate population of 14,566. [6]

Thibodaux Solar Power

Thibodaux, LA Solar Energy

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

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