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Solar Energy in Faison, NC

Solar Energy in Faison

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Faison with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Faison

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Faison

The total length of the day in Faison, NC today (February 06, 2023) will be 10 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Faison, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Faison, NC

Solar Energy Data in Faison, NC

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Faison, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Faison

Based on historical Faison, 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 Faison. [1]

Faison has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.48 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Faison that are always titled at the latitude of Faison (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.5 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 Faison

Solar Radiation Data in Faison, NC

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Faison, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Faison

Faison, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Faison is April with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 5.8 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Faison (North Carolina) are December with an average of 4.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.7 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Faison

The average monthly solar radiation level in Faison, NC, of 5.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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: Faison vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Faison

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 06, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:07 am
    • Sunset: 5:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Faison

Best Months for Solar in Faison

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Faison

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Solar Power Output in Faison

The Power of Solar in Faison, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Faison, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Faison

Faison (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5993.86 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Faison is October with an average of 553.05 kWhac, followed by May at 542.48 kWhac and April at 542.02 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Faison (North Carolina) are December with an average of 430.01 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 449.39 kWhac and January at 467.81 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Faison

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Weather Forecast for Faison, NC [5]

Mon Feb 6
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 7
54°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 85%
Wed Feb 8
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 9
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 93%
Fri Feb 10
64°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Feb 11
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Faison

About Faison

The town of Faison, NC in Duplin County has an approximate population of 961. [6]

Faison Solar Power

Faison, NC Solar Energy

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

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