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Solar Energy in Excelsior, MN

Solar Energy in Excelsior

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Excelsior with an average of 6.32 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Excelsior

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Excelsior

The total length of the day in Excelsior, MN today (September 28, 2022) will be 11 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Excelsior, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Excelsior, MN

Solar Energy Data in Excelsior, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Excelsior, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Excelsior

Based on historical Excelsior, 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 Excelsior. [1]

Excelsior has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Excelsior that are always titled at the latitude of Excelsior (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.01 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 Excelsior

Solar Radiation Data in Excelsior, MN

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Excelsior, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Excelsior

Excelsior, MN has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Excelsior is July with an average of 6.32 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.89 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Excelsior (Minnesota) are December with an average of 2.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.41 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Excelsior

The average monthly solar radiation level in Excelsior, MN, of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% 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: Excelsior vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Excelsior

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:08 am
    • Sunset: 7:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Excelsior

Best Months for Solar in Excelsior

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.41 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Excelsior

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Solar Power Output in Excelsior

The Power of Solar in Excelsior, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Excelsior, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Excelsior

Excelsior (MN) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5531.43 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Excelsior is July with an average of 581.58 kWhac, followed by August at 549.46 kWhac and April at 530.8 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Excelsior (Minnesota) are December with an average of 289.41 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 333.85 kWhac and January at 372.27 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Excelsior

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Excelsior Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Excelsior, MN [5]

Wed Sep 28
59°F
Few Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Sep 29
67°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 76%
Fri Sep 30
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Oct 1
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sun Oct 2
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Oct 3
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 60%

More about Excelsior

About Excelsior

The city of Excelsior, MN in Hennepin County has an approximate population of 2,188. [6]

Excelsior Solar Power

Excelsior, MN Solar Energy

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

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