Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Blooming Prairie, MN

Solar Energy in Blooming Prairie

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Blooming Prairie with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Blooming Prairie

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Blooming Prairie

The total length of the day in Blooming Prairie, MN today (July 23, 2024) will be 14 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Blooming Prairie, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Blooming Prairie, MN

Solar Energy Data in Blooming Prairie, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Blooming Prairie, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Blooming Prairie

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

Blooming Prairie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Blooming Prairie that are always titled at the latitude of Blooming Prairie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4 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 Blooming Prairie

Solar Radiation Data in Blooming Prairie, MN

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Blooming Prairie.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Blooming Prairie, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Blooming Prairie

Blooming Prairie, MN has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Blooming Prairie is July with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Blooming Prairie (Minnesota) are December with an average of 2.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.12 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Solar Power Comparison: Blooming Prairie vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Blooming Prairie

The average monthly solar radiation level in Blooming Prairie, MN, of 4.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 20% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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: Blooming Prairie vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Blooming Prairie 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 Blooming Prairie

Sunrise / Sunset in Blooming Prairie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 23, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:50 am
    • Sunset: 8:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Blooming Prairie

Best Months for Solar in Blooming Prairie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Blooming Prairie

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Blooming Prairie, MN at this current time.

Solar Power Output in Blooming Prairie

The Power of Solar in Blooming Prairie, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Blooming Prairie, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Blooming Prairie

Blooming Prairie (MN) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5452.09 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Blooming Prairie is July with an average of 582.27 kWhac, followed by August at 548.12 kWhac and May at 537.84 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Blooming Prairie (Minnesota) are December with an average of 283.59 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 332.03 kWhac and February at 353.19 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Blooming Prairie

Blooming Prairie Electricity Costs

Sorry, Blooming Prairie residential electricity prices are currently unavailable.

Please check back later.

Solar Power Poll: Blooming Prairie

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Blooming Prairie, is solar power a good choice for residents of this city?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Blooming Prairie Natural Gas Costs

Sorry, Minnesota residential natural gas prices are currently unavailable.

Please check back later.

Weather Forecast for Blooming Prairie, MN [5]

Tue Jul 23
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 21%
Wed Jul 24
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Jul 25
75°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri Jul 26
77°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sat Jul 27
79°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sun Jul 28
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 71%

More about Blooming Prairie

About Blooming Prairie

The city of Blooming Prairie, MN in Steele County has an approximate population of 1,996. [6]

Blooming Prairie Solar Power

Blooming Prairie, MN Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

Other Cities in Minnesota

ZIP Codes in MN


Go

References

[ X ]

Is solar right for your home?

Take the first step toward powering your home with solar energy.

Start now with an online solar savings estimate.