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Solar Power in 57252 (Milbank, SD)

Solar Energy in 57252

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 57252 with an average of 6.21 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 57252

Solar panels in 57252 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 57252

The total length of the day in 57252 (Milbank, SD) today (September 21, 2018) will be 12 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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57252 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 57252 (Milbank, SD)

Solar Energy Data for 57252

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 57252.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 57252

Solar Radiation Data in 57252

Based on historical 57252 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 57252. [1]

The region associated with 57252 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 57252 that are always titled at the latitude of Milbank (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.24 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in 57252

Solar Radiation Data in 57252

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 57252.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 57252

Solar Radiation Data in 57252

The region associated with 57252 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 57252 is July with an average of 6.21 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.15 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 57252 are December with an average of 3.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.62 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 57252 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 57252

The average monthly solar radiation level in 57252, of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: 57252 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 57252 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for 57252

Sunrise / Sunset in 57252

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 21, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:13 am
    • Sunset: 7:25 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:12
Solar Energy Statistics for 57252

Best Months for Solar in 57252

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.65 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 57252

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 57252 at this current time.

However, 57252 is in Grant County and Grant County (SD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 57252

The Power of Solar in 57252

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 57252. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 57252. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 57252

Solar Radiation Data in 57252

57252 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5810.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 57252 is August with an average of 587.32 kWhac, followed by July at 583.22 kWhac and May at 549.81 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 57252 are December with an average of 326.97 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 364.11 kWhac and January at 399.23 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 57252

Solar Energy Contractors in 57252

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 57252.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 57252

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 57252.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 57252

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 57252.

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Weather Forecast for 57252 [5]

Thu Sep 20
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 53°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Sep 21
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 55°F
Gale: 19 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 22
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 67°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 23
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Sep 24
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 46%
Tue Sep 25
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 57°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 10%

More about 57252

About 57252

The ZIP code 57252 is associated with the city of Milbank in Grant County in South Dakota.

57252 Solar Power

57252 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 57252, or for more solar-related resources for SD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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