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Solar Energy in Quitman, LA

Solar Energy in Quitman

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

Solar Panels in Quitman

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Quitman

The total length of the day in Quitman, LA today (October 23, 2017) will be 11 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

Quitman, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Quitman, LA

Solar Energy Data in Quitman, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Quitman, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Quitman

Based on historical Quitman, 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 Quitman. [1]

Quitman has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Quitman that are always titled at the latitude of Quitman (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.54 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 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 Quitman

Solar Radiation Data in Quitman, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Quitman, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Quitman

Quitman, 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 Quitman is August with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.84 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 Quitman (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 4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Quitman

The average monthly solar radiation level in Quitman, 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 Quitman 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 Quitman

Sunrise / Sunset in Quitman

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:22 am
    • Sunset: 6:27 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Quitman

Best Months for Solar in Quitman

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Quitman

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

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

Solar Power Output in Quitman

The Power of Solar in Quitman, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Quitman, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Quitman

Quitman (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5732.87 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Quitman is August with an average of 559.85 kWhac, followed by July at 543.41 kWhac and May at 530.23 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Quitman (Louisiana) are January with an average of 375.03 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 378.74 kWhac and November at 384.17 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Quitman

Quitman Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Quitman averaged 9.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Quitman

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Quitman Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Quitman

Solar Energy Contractors in Quitman

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Quitman

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Quitman

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

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Weather Forecast for Quitman, LA [5]

Mon Oct 23
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 24
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 62°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 46%
Sat Oct 28
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Quitman

About Quitman

The village of Quitman, LA in Jackson County has an approximate population of 181. [6]

Quitman Solar Power

Quitman, LA Solar Energy

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

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