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Solar Energy in East Arcadia, NC

Solar Energy in East Arcadia

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in East Arcadia with an average of 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in East Arcadia

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

Sunrise & Sunset in East Arcadia

The total length of the day in East Arcadia, NC today (October 07, 2022) will be 11 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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East Arcadia, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in East Arcadia, NC

Solar Energy Data in East Arcadia, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for East Arcadia, NC

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia

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

East Arcadia has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in East Arcadia that are always titled at the latitude of East Arcadia (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.5 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.47 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 East Arcadia

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia, NC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in East Arcadia.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for East Arcadia, NC

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia

East Arcadia, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in East Arcadia is May with an average of 5.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.74 kWh/m2/day and March at 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in East Arcadia (North Carolina) are December with an average of 4.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.62 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: East Arcadia vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in East Arcadia

The average monthly solar radiation level in East Arcadia, NC, of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% 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: East Arcadia vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average East Arcadia 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 East Arcadia

Sunrise / Sunset in East Arcadia

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:12 am
    • Sunset: 6:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:37
Solar Energy Statistics for East Arcadia

Best Months for Solar in East Arcadia

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.29 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in East Arcadia

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Solar Power Output in East Arcadia

The Power of Solar in East Arcadia, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for East Arcadia, NC

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia

East Arcadia (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5691.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in East Arcadia is May with an average of 525.43 kWhac, followed by March at 516.47 kWhac and October at 511.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in East Arcadia (North Carolina) are December with an average of 420.04 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 427.84 kWhac and January at 445.06 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in East Arcadia

East Arcadia Electricity Costs

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East Arcadia Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for East Arcadia, NC [5]

Fri Oct 7
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 8
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Oct 9
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Oct 10
72°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 94%
Tue Oct 11
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 5%
Wed Oct 12
76°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about East Arcadia

About East Arcadia

The town of East Arcadia, NC in Bladen County has an approximate population of 487. [6]

East Arcadia Solar Power

East Arcadia, NC Solar Energy

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

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