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Solar Energy in Nome, AK

Solar Energy in Nome

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Nome with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Nome

Solar panels in Nome that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Nome

The total length of the day in Nome, AK today (October 17, 2018) will be 09 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Nome, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Nome, AK

Solar Energy Data in Nome, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Nome, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Nome

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar energy analysis for Nome at this time.

Historical solar power output data for Nome is not currently available.

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* 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 Nome

Solar Radiation Data in Nome, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Nome, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Nome

Nome, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Nome is April with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.12 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Nome (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 0.85 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Nome

The average monthly solar radiation level in Nome, AK, of 3.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 13% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 51% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Nome

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:02 am
    • Sunset: 7:31 pm
    • Solar Noon: 2:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Nome

Best Months for Solar in Nome

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Nome

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

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

Solar Power Output in Nome

The Power of Solar in Nome, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Nome, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Nome

Nome (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3970.92 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Nome is April with an average of 597.54 kWhac, followed by May at 524.99 kWhac and June at 471.63 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Nome (Alaska) are December with an average of 70.68 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 93.41 kWhac and November at 108.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Nome

Nome Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Nome averaged 23.43 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2018, which was about 79% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Nome Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $13.77 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2018, which was approximately 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.88 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Nome

Solar Energy Contractors in Nome

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Nome, AK.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Nome produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Nome

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Nome, AK.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Nome

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Nome, AK.

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Weather Forecast for Nome, AK [5]

Wed Oct 17
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 35°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 76%
Thu Oct 18
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Oct 19
31°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sat Oct 20
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sun Oct 21
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 16°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon Oct 22
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 58%

More about Nome

About Nome

The city of Nome, AK in Nome County has an approximate population of 3,598. [6]

Nome Solar Power

Nome, AK Solar Energy

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

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