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Solar Energy in Zumbro Falls, MN

Solar Energy in Zumbro Falls

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Zumbro Falls with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Zumbro Falls

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Zumbro Falls

The total length of the day in Zumbro Falls, MN today (September 23, 2017) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Zumbro Falls, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Zumbro Falls, MN

Solar Energy Data in Zumbro Falls, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Zumbro Falls, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Zumbro Falls

Based on historical Zumbro Falls, 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 Zumbro Falls. [1]

Zumbro Falls has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Zumbro Falls that are always titled at the latitude of Zumbro Falls (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.99 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 Zumbro Falls

Solar Radiation Data in Zumbro Falls, MN

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Zumbro Falls.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Zumbro Falls, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Zumbro Falls

Zumbro Falls, MN has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Zumbro Falls is July with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.63 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Zumbro Falls (Minnesota) are December with an average of 2.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.96 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Zumbro Falls vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Zumbro Falls

The average monthly solar radiation level in Zumbro Falls, MN, of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 32% 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 Zumbro Falls 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 Zumbro Falls

Sunrise / Sunset in Zumbro Falls

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:00 am
    • Sunset: 7:02 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Zumbro Falls

Best Months for Solar in Zumbro Falls

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Zumbro Falls

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

However, Zumbro Falls is in Wabasha County and Wabasha County has at least 7 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Zumbro Falls

The Power of Solar in Zumbro Falls, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Zumbro Falls, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Zumbro Falls

Zumbro Falls (MN) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5393.71 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Zumbro Falls is July with an average of 549.2 kWhac, followed by August at 536.34 kWhac and June at 528.14 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Zumbro Falls (Minnesota) are December with an average of 295.57 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 300.06 kWhac and January at 370.35 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Zumbro Falls

Zumbro Falls Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Zumbro Falls averaged 13.96 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Zumbro Falls Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Minnesota averaged $12.55 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Zumbro Falls

Solar Energy Contractors in Zumbro Falls

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Zumbro Falls

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Zumbro Falls

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

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Weather Forecast for Zumbro Falls, MN [5]

Sat Sep 23
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sun Sep 24
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 85°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 44%
Tue Sep 26
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 58°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Sep 27
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Sep 28
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 55%

More about Zumbro Falls

About Zumbro Falls

The city of Zumbro Falls, MN in Wabasha County has an approximate population of 207. [6]

Zumbro Falls Solar Power

Zumbro Falls, MN Solar Energy

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

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