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Solar Energy in Verdon, SD

Solar Energy in Verdon

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

Solar Panels in Verdon

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Verdon

The total length of the day in Verdon, SD today (July 20, 2018) will be 15 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Verdon, SD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Verdon, SD

Solar Energy Data in Verdon, SD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Verdon, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Verdon

Based on historical Verdon, 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 Verdon. [1]

Verdon has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Verdon that are always titled at the latitude of Verdon (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 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 Verdon

Solar Radiation Data in Verdon, SD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Verdon, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Verdon

Verdon, SD 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 Verdon is July with an average of 6.21 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.15 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Verdon (South Dakota) are December with an average of 3.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.61 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Verdon

The average monthly solar radiation level in Verdon, SD, 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: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Verdon 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 Verdon

Sunrise / Sunset in Verdon

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:04 am
    • Sunset: 9:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Verdon

Best Months for Solar in Verdon

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.75 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Verdon

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

However, Verdon is in Brown County and Brown County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Verdon

The Power of Solar in Verdon, SD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Verdon, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Verdon

Verdon (SD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5811.19 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Verdon is August with an average of 587.45 kWhac, followed by July at 583.43 kWhac and May at 549.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Verdon (South Dakota) are December with an average of 326.87 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 364.02 kWhac and January at 399.12 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Verdon

Verdon Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Verdon averaged 11.23 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2018, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.89¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Verdon Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Dakota averaged $7.04 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2018, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.12 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Verdon

Solar Energy Contractors in Verdon

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Verdon

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Verdon

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

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Weather Forecast for Verdon, SD [5]

Fri Jul 20
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 21
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Jul 22
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 79°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 76%
Mon Jul 23
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 55%
Tue Jul 24
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 20%
Wed Jul 25
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 31%

More about Verdon

About Verdon

The town of Verdon, SD in Brown County has an approximate population of 5. [6]

Verdon Solar Power

Verdon, SD Solar Energy

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

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