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Solar Energy in Dunedin, FL

Solar Energy in Dunedin

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Dunedin with an average of 6.52 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dunedin

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dunedin

The total length of the day in Dunedin, FL today (January 15, 2019) will be 10 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Dunedin, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dunedin, FL

Solar Energy Data in Dunedin, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dunedin, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Dunedin

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

Dunedin has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dunedin that are always titled at the latitude of Dunedin (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.58 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.98 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 Dunedin

Solar Radiation Data in Dunedin, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dunedin, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Dunedin

Dunedin, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dunedin is April with an average of 6.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.92 kWh/m2/day and March at 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dunedin (Florida) are December with an average of 4.24 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.56 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Dunedin

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dunedin, FL, of 5.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 44% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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 Dunedin 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 Dunedin

Sunrise / Sunset in Dunedin

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:23 am
    • Sunset: 6:57 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Dunedin

Best Months for Solar in Dunedin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dunedin

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

However, Dunedin is in Pinellas County and Pinellas County has at least 85 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dunedin

The Power of Solar in Dunedin, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dunedin, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Dunedin

Dunedin (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6034 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dunedin is April with an average of 596.18 kWhac, followed by May at 558.21 kWhac and March at 551.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dunedin (Florida) are December with an average of 418.73 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 450.35 kWhac and November at 452.7 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dunedin

Dunedin Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dunedin averaged 11.67 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Dunedin Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $27.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 120% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Dunedin

Solar Energy Contractors in Dunedin

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Dunedin, FL.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Dunedin

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Dunedin, FL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dunedin

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Dunedin, FL.

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Weather Forecast for Dunedin, FL [5]

Tue Jan 15
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 52°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 16
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 17
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 18
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 65°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sat Jan 19
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 68°F
Gale: 20 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sun Jan 20
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 65°F
Severe Gale: 23 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 87%

More about Dunedin

About Dunedin

The city of Dunedin, FL in Pinellas County has an approximate population of 35,321. [6]

Dunedin Solar Power

Dunedin, FL Solar Energy

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

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