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Solar Energy in Kalispell, MT

Solar Energy in Kalispell

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Solar Panels in Kalispell

Solar panels in Kalispell that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Kalispell

The total length of the day in Kalispell, MT today (May 18, 2021) will be 15 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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Kalispell, MT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kalispell, MT

Solar Energy Data in Kalispell, MT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kalispell, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Kalispell

Based on historical Kalispell, MT data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Kalispell. [1]

Kalispell has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 17% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Kalispell that are always titled at the latitude of Kalispell (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.52 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% less than the average monthly DNI of 4.54 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 Kalispell

Solar Radiation Data in Kalispell, MT

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kalispell, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Kalispell

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

Solar Power Levels in Kalispell

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Kalispell

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:52 am
    • Sunset: 3:14 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:22
Solar Energy Statistics for Kalispell

Best Months for Solar in Kalispell

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kalispell

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

However, Kalispell is in Flathead County and Flathead County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Kalispell

The Power of Solar in Kalispell, MT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kalispell, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Kalispell

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Cost of Utilities in Kalispell

Kalispell Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Kalispell averaged 10.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 20% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Kalispell Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Montana averaged $7.20 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Kalispell, MT [5]

Tue May 18
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 56°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 86%
Wed May 19
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 20
43°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 39°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 21
49°F
Light Snow
Min: 32°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 95%
Sat May 22
53°F
Few Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun May 23
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 47%

More about Kalispell

About Kalispell

The city of Kalispell, MT in Flathead County has an approximate population of 19,927. [6]

Kalispell Solar Power

Kalispell, MT Solar Energy

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

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