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Solar Energy in Crosby, MN

Solar Energy in Crosby

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Crosby with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Crosby

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Crosby

The total length of the day in Crosby, MN today (October 23, 2017) will be 10 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

Crosby, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Crosby, MN

Solar Energy Data in Crosby, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Crosby, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Crosby

Based on historical Crosby, 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 Crosby. [1]

Crosby has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Crosby that are always titled at the latitude of Crosby (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.94 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 Crosby

Solar Radiation Data in Crosby, MN

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Crosby, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Crosby

Crosby, MN has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Crosby is July with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.55 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Crosby (Minnesota) are December with an average of 2.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.3 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Crosby

The average monthly solar radiation level in Crosby, MN, of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 30% 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 Crosby 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 Crosby

Sunrise / Sunset in Crosby

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:46 am
    • Sunset: 6:14 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Crosby

Best Months for Solar in Crosby

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.41 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Crosby

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

However, Crosby is in Crow Wing County and Crow Wing County has at least 13 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Crosby

The Power of Solar in Crosby, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Crosby, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Crosby

Crosby (MN) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5511.62 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Crosby is March with an average of 552.09 kWhac, followed by July at 545.3 kWhac and May at 537.84 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Crosby (Minnesota) are December with an average of 272.17 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 333.23 kWhac and January at 384.06 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Crosby

Crosby Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Crosby averaged 14.02 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Crosby Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Minnesota averaged $13.49 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 24% 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 Crosby

Solar Energy Contractors in Crosby

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Crosby

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Crosby

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

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Weather Forecast for Crosby, MN [5]

Mon Oct 23
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 45°F
Violent Storm: 28 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue Oct 24
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 45°F
Violent Storm: 29 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
54°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 56°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Oct 26
40°F
Light Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 50°F
Hurricane: 41 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Oct 27
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 36°F
Gale: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Oct 28
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 34°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Crosby

About Crosby

The city of Crosby, MN in Crow Wing County has an approximate population of 2,386. [6]

Crosby Solar Power

Crosby, MN Solar Energy

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

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