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Solar Energy in Delmont, SD

Solar Energy in Delmont

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Delmont with an average of 6.28 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Delmont

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Delmont

The total length of the day in Delmont, SD today (November 18, 2017) will be 09 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

Delmont, SD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Delmont, SD

Solar Energy Data in Delmont, SD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Delmont, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Delmont

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

Delmont has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 13% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Delmont that are always titled at the latitude of Delmont (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.93 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.73 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 Delmont

Solar Radiation Data in Delmont, SD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Delmont, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Delmont

Delmont, SD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Delmont is July with an average of 6.28 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.96 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Delmont (South Dakota) are December with an average of 2.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.2 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Delmont

The average monthly solar radiation level in Delmont, SD, of 4.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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 Delmont 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 Delmont

Sunrise / Sunset in Delmont

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:31 am
    • Sunset: 6:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Delmont

Best Months for Solar in Delmont

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Delmont

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

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

Solar Power Output in Delmont

The Power of Solar in Delmont, SD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Delmont, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Delmont

Delmont (SD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5677.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Delmont is July with an average of 588.36 kWhac, followed by August at 565.23 kWhac and June at 548.98 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Delmont (South Dakota) are December with an average of 300.32 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 322.29 kWhac and January at 388.14 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Delmont

Delmont Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Delmont averaged 12.44 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Delmont Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Dakota averaged $14.72 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Delmont

Solar Energy Contractors in Delmont

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Delmont, SD.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Delmont

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Delmont, SD.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Delmont

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Delmont, SD.

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Weather Forecast for Delmont, SD [5]

Sat Nov 18
26°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 16°F
Max: 26°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 19
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 21
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 35°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 22
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 37°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 47%
Thu Nov 23
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Delmont

About Delmont

The city of Delmont, SD in Douglas County has an approximate population of 234. [6]

Delmont Solar Power

Delmont, SD Solar Energy

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

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