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Solar Energy in Anoka, MN

Solar Energy in Anoka

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Anoka with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Anoka

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Anoka

The total length of the day in Anoka, MN today (July 20, 2017) will be 15 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

Anoka, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Anoka, MN

Solar Energy Data in Anoka, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Anoka, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka

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

Anoka has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Anoka that are always titled at the latitude of Anoka (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 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 Anoka

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka, MN

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Anoka, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka

Anoka, MN has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Anoka is June with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.87 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Anoka (Minnesota) are December with an average of 2.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.94 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Anoka

The average monthly solar radiation level in Anoka, MN, of 4.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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 Anoka 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 Anoka

Sunrise / Sunset in Anoka

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:46 am
    • Sunset: 8:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Anoka

Best Months for Solar in Anoka

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Anoka

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

However, Anoka is in Anoka County and Anoka County has at least 21 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Anoka

The Power of Solar in Anoka, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Anoka, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka

Anoka (MN) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5558.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Anoka is July with an average of 561.45 kWhac, followed by May at 558.85 kWhac and June at 547.01 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Anoka (Minnesota) are November with an average of 296.77 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 302.24 kWhac and January at 409.58 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Anoka

Anoka Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Anoka averaged 13.03 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Anoka

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Anoka Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Minnesota averaged $7.67 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2017, which was approximately 33% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Anoka

Solar Energy Contractors in Anoka

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Anoka, MN.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Anoka

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Anoka, MN.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Anoka

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Anoka, MN.

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Weather Forecast for Anoka, MN [5]

Thu Jul 20
84°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 76%
Fri Jul 21
72°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Jul 22
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Jul 23
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 23%
Mon Jul 24
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 34%
Tue Jul 25
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 79°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Anoka

About Anoka

The city of Anoka, MN in Anoka County has an approximate population of 17,142. [6]

Anoka Solar Power

Anoka, MN Solar Energy

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

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