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Solar Energy in Sikes, LA

Solar Energy in Sikes

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

Solar Panels in Sikes

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sikes

The total length of the day in Sikes, LA today (December 14, 2017) will be 10 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Sikes, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sikes, LA

Solar Energy Data in Sikes, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sikes, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sikes

Based on historical Sikes, 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 Sikes. [1]

Sikes has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sikes that are always titled at the latitude of Sikes (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.57 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 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 Sikes

Solar Radiation Data in Sikes, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sikes, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sikes

Sikes, 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 Sikes is August with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.85 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sikes (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Sikes

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sikes, 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 Sikes 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 Sikes

Sunrise / Sunset in Sikes

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:03 pm
    • Sunset: 11:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Sikes

Best Months for Solar in Sikes

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sikes

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sikes

The Power of Solar in Sikes, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sikes, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sikes

Sikes (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5734.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sikes is August with an average of 560.42 kWhac, followed by July at 544.38 kWhac and May at 531.04 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sikes (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.46 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 378.06 kWhac and November at 383.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sikes

Sikes Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sikes averaged 9.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Sikes Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sikes

Solar Energy Contractors in Sikes

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sikes

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sikes

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

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Weather Forecast for Sikes, LA [5]

Thu Dec 14
58°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 64%
Fri Dec 15
50°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 56%
Sat Dec 16
56°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 32%
Sun Dec 17
69°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 69°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 74%
Mon Dec 18
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue Dec 19
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Sikes

About Sikes

The village of Sikes, LA in Winn County has an approximate population of 119. [6]

Sikes Solar Power

Sikes, LA Solar Energy

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

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