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Solar Energy in Jonesboro, LA

Solar Energy in Jonesboro

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Jonesboro with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Jonesboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Jonesboro

The total length of the day in Jonesboro, LA today (July 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

Jonesboro, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Jonesboro, LA

Solar Energy Data in Jonesboro, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Jonesboro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Jonesboro

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

Jonesboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Jonesboro that are always titled at the latitude of Jonesboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.4 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Jonesboro

Solar Radiation Data in Jonesboro, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Jonesboro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Jonesboro

Jonesboro, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Jonesboro is August with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.85 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Jonesboro (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Jonesboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Jonesboro, LA, of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Jonesboro 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Jonesboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Jonesboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:21 am
    • Sunset: 8:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Jonesboro

Best Months for Solar in Jonesboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Jonesboro

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Jonesboro, LA at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Jonesboro

The Power of Solar in Jonesboro, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Jonesboro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Jonesboro

Jonesboro (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5733.39 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Jonesboro is August with an average of 560.08 kWhac, followed by July at 543.8 kWhac and May at 530.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Jonesboro (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.8 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 378.47 kWhac and November at 383.95 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Jonesboro

Jonesboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Jonesboro averaged 9.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Jonesboro

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Jonesboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Jonesboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Jonesboro

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Jonesboro, LA.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Jonesboro

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Jonesboro, LA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Jonesboro

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Jonesboro, LA.

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Weather Forecast for Jonesboro, LA [5]

Sun Jul 23
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 48%
Mon Jul 24
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 44%
Tue Jul 25
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Jul 26
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Jul 27
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Jul 28
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%

More about Jonesboro

About Jonesboro

The town of Jonesboro, LA in Jackson County has an approximate population of 4,704. [6]

Jonesboro Solar Power

Jonesboro, LA Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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