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Solar Energy in Madison, FL

Solar Energy in Madison

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Madison with an average of 6.15 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Madison

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Madison

The total length of the day in Madison, FL today (February 19, 2019) will be 11 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Madison, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Madison, FL

Solar Energy Data in Madison, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Madison, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Madison

Based on historical Madison, 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 Madison. [1]

Madison has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Madison that are always titled at the latitude of Madison (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.32 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.65 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 Madison

Solar Radiation Data in Madison, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Madison, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Madison

Madison, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Madison is May with an average of 6.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.05 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Madison (Florida) are December with an average of 3.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.11 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Madison

The average monthly solar radiation level in Madison, FL, of 5.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 38% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 22% 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 Madison 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 Madison

Sunrise / Sunset in Madison

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:09 pm
    • Sunset: 11:25 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Madison

Best Months for Solar in Madison

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.65 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Madison

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

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

Solar Power Output in Madison

The Power of Solar in Madison, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Madison, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Madison

Madison (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5821.05 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Madison is May with an average of 577.47 kWhac, followed by April at 564.1 kWhac and August at 518.41 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Madison (Florida) are December with an average of 386.5 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 410.39 kWhac and November at 425.32 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Madison

Madison Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Madison averaged 12.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Madison Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $23.82 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 153% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Madison

Solar Energy Contractors in Madison

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Madison

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Madison

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

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Weather Forecast for Madison, FL [5]

Tue Feb 19
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Feb 20
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 36%
Thu Feb 21
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 56%
Fri Feb 22
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 23
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 24
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 79°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 26%

More about Madison

About Madison

The city of Madison, FL in Madison County has an approximate population of 2,843. [6]

Madison Solar Power

Madison, FL Solar Energy

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

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