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Solar Energy in Charlotte, TX

Solar Energy in Charlotte

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Charlotte with an average of 6.28 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Charlotte

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Charlotte

The total length of the day in Charlotte, TX today (June 27, 2022) will be 13 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Charlotte, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Charlotte, TX

Solar Energy Data in Charlotte, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Charlotte, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Charlotte

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

Charlotte has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Charlotte that are always titled at the latitude of Charlotte (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.84 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.75 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 Charlotte

Solar Radiation Data in Charlotte, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Charlotte, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Charlotte

Charlotte, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Charlotte is August with an average of 6.28 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 6.09 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Charlotte (Texas) are January with an average of 4.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Charlotte

The average monthly solar radiation level in Charlotte, TX, of 5.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 40% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% 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: Charlotte vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Charlotte

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:38 am
    • Sunset: 8:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Charlotte

Best Months for Solar in Charlotte

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.75 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Charlotte

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

Solar Power Output in Charlotte

The Power of Solar in Charlotte, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Charlotte, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Charlotte

Charlotte (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6045.34 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Charlotte is August with an average of 573.52 kWhac, followed by October at 566.7 kWhac and July at 521.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Charlotte (Texas) are January with an average of 443.24 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 449.47 kWhac and February at 475.92 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Charlotte

Charlotte Electricity Costs

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Charlotte Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Charlotte, TX [5]

Mon Jun 27
98°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 100°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Jun 28
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 71%
Wed Jun 29
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 95°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 45%
Thu Jun 30
88°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 94°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 1
99°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 104°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 41%
Sat Jul 2
98°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 78°F
Max: 104°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Charlotte

About Charlotte

The city of Charlotte, TX in Atascosa County has an approximate population of 1,715. [6]

Charlotte Solar Power

Charlotte, TX Solar Energy

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

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