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Solar Energy in Fairburn, SD

Solar Energy in Fairburn

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Solar Panels in Fairburn

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fairburn

The total length of the day in Fairburn, SD today (July 12, 2020) will be 15 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Fairburn, SD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fairburn, SD

Solar Energy Data in Fairburn, SD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fairburn, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Fairburn

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

Fairburn has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fairburn that are always titled at the latitude of Fairburn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.29 kWh/m2/day, or about 22% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.33 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.37 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 Fairburn

Solar Radiation Data in Fairburn, SD

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fairburn, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Fairburn

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

Solar Power Levels in Fairburn

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fairburn

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 12, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:23 am
    • Sunset: 2:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Fairburn

Best Months for Solar in Fairburn

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.02 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fairburn

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Fairburn, SD at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Fairburn

The Power of Solar in Fairburn, SD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fairburn, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Fairburn

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Cost of Utilities in Fairburn

Fairburn Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fairburn averaged 11.57 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Fairburn

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Fairburn Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Dakota averaged $6.62 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 38% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Fairburn, SD [5]

Sun Jul 12
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Jul 13
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 61%
Tue Jul 14
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 84%
Wed Jul 15
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 40%
Thu Jul 16
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 17
98°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 75°F
Max: 100°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 33%

More about Fairburn

About Fairburn

The town of Fairburn, SD in Custer County has an approximate population of 85. [6]

Fairburn Solar Power

Fairburn, SD Solar Energy

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

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