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Solar Energy in South Miami, FL

Solar Energy in South Miami

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in South Miami with an average of 6.2 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in South Miami

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Miami

The total length of the day in South Miami, FL today (January 22, 2019) will be 10 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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South Miami, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Miami, FL

Solar Energy Data in South Miami, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Miami, FL

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami

Based on historical South Miami, 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 South Miami. [1]

South Miami has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Miami that are always titled at the latitude of South Miami (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.92 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 South Miami

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Miami.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Miami, FL

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami

South Miami, FL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in South Miami is April with an average of 6.2 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 5.69 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in South Miami (Florida) are December with an average of 4.54 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 4.55 kWh/m2/day and January at 4.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: South Miami vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Miami

The average monthly solar radiation level in South Miami, FL, of 5.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 41% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 20% 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 South Miami 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 South Miami

Sunrise / Sunset in South Miami

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:08 am
    • Sunset: 6:57 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:49
Solar Energy Statistics for South Miami

Best Months for Solar in South Miami

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: April (6.47 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Miami

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

However, South Miami is in Miami-Dade County and Miami-Dade County has at least 52 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South Miami

The Power of Solar in South Miami, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Miami, FL

Solar Radiation Data in South Miami

South Miami (FL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5933.89 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in South Miami is April with an average of 575.28 kWhac, followed by March at 551.83 kWhac and May at 534.61 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in South Miami (Florida) are November with an average of 426.27 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 443.65 kWhac and January at 448.53 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in South Miami

South Miami Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Miami 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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South Miami 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 South Miami

Solar Energy Contractors in South Miami

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in South Miami

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in South Miami

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

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Weather Forecast for South Miami, FL [5]

Tue Jan 22
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 73°F
Gale: 20 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 23
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 80°F
Gale: 19 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Jan 24
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 78°F
Gale: 18 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Jan 25
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 59°F
Gale: 17 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 69%
Sat Jan 26
68°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 78%
Sun Jan 27
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about South Miami

About South Miami

The city of South Miami, FL in Miami-Dade County has an approximate population of 11,657. [6]

South Miami Solar Power

South Miami, FL Solar Energy

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

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