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Solar Energy in Webster, SD

Solar Energy in Webster

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

Solar Panels in Webster

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Webster

The total length of the day in Webster, SD today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

Webster, SD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Webster, SD

Solar Energy Data in Webster, SD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Webster, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Webster

Based on historical Webster, 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 Webster. [1]

Webster has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Webster that are always titled at the latitude of Webster (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.32 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 Webster

Solar Radiation Data in Webster, SD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Webster, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Webster

Webster, 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 Webster 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 Webster (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]

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

Solar Power Levels in Webster

The average monthly solar radiation level in Webster, 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 Webster 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 Webster

Sunrise / Sunset in Webster

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:21 am
    • Sunset: 7:23 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Webster

Best Months for Solar in Webster

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Webster

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

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

Solar Power Output in Webster

The Power of Solar in Webster, SD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Webster, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Webster

Webster (SD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5810.97 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Webster is August with an average of 587.39 kWhac, followed by July at 583.33 kWhac and May at 549.89 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Webster (South Dakota) are December with an average of 326.92 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 364.07 kWhac and January at 399.17 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Webster

Webster Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Webster averaged 12.57 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Webster

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Webster Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Dakota averaged $12.11 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 24% 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 Webster

Solar Energy Contractors in Webster

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Webster

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Webster

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

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Weather Forecast for Webster, SD [5]

Sat Sep 23
53°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 57°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Sep 24
62°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 67°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Sep 25
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 51°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Sep 26
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Webster

About Webster

The city of Webster, SD in Day County has an approximate population of 1,886. [6]

Webster Solar Power

Webster, SD Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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