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Solar Energy in Leonville, LA

Solar Energy in Leonville

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Leonville with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Leonville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Leonville

The total length of the day in Leonville, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

Leonville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Leonville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Leonville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Leonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Leonville

Based on historical Leonville, 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 Leonville. [1]

Leonville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Leonville that are always titled at the latitude of Leonville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.08 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.62 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.32 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 Leonville

Solar Radiation Data in Leonville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Leonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Leonville

Leonville, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Leonville is October with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Leonville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Leonville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Leonville, LA, of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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 Leonville 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 Leonville

Sunrise / Sunset in Leonville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:23 am
    • Sunset: 8:05 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Leonville

Best Months for Solar in Leonville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.16 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Leonville

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

However, Leonville is in St. Landry County and St. Landry County has at least 4 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Leonville

The Power of Solar in Leonville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Leonville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Leonville

Leonville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5580.07 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Leonville is October with an average of 540.15 kWhac, followed by May at 529.85 kWhac and August at 517.99 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Leonville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.53 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.8 kWhac and February at 380.73 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Leonville

Leonville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Leonville 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]

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Leonville 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 Leonville

Solar Energy Contractors in Leonville

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Leonville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Leonville

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

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Weather Forecast for Leonville, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Jul 26
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 27
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 28
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 29
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sun Jul 30
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 61%

More about Leonville

About Leonville

The town of Leonville, LA in St. Landry County has an approximate population of 1,084. [6]

Leonville Solar Power

Leonville, LA Solar Energy

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

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