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Solar Energy in Lake City, MI

Solar Energy in Lake City

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Solar Panels in Lake City

Solar panels in Lake 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 Lake City

The total length of the day in Lake City, MI today (July 27, 2021) will be 14 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Lake City, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lake City, MI

Solar Energy Data in Lake City, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lake City, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Lake City

Based on historical Lake City, MI data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Lake City. [1]

Lake City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lake City that are always titled at the latitude of Lake City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Lake City

Solar Radiation Data in Lake City, MI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lake City, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Lake City

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

Solar Power Levels in Lake City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Lake City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 27, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:23 am
    • Sunset: 1:10 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Lake City

Best Months for Solar in Lake City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lake City

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Lake City, MI at this current time.

However, Lake City is in Missaukee County and Missaukee County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lake City

The Power of Solar in Lake City, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lake City, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Lake City

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Cost of Utilities in Lake City

Lake City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lake City averaged 17.69 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 29% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.76¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Lake City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $9.26 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Lake City, MI [5]

Tue Jul 27
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 18%
Wed Jul 28
80°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 41%
Thu Jul 29
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Jul 30
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sat Jul 31
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sun Aug 1
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 86%

More about Lake City

About Lake City

The city of Lake City, MI in Missaukee County has an approximate population of 836. [6]

Lake City Solar Power

Lake City, MI Solar Energy

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

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