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Solar Power in 85006 (Phoenix, AZ)

Solar Energy in 85006

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in 85006 with an average of 7.3 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 85006

Solar panels in 85006 that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 85006

The total length of the day in 85006 (Phoenix, AZ) today (December 07, 2021) will be 10 hours and 1 minutes. [More]

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85006 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 85006 (Phoenix, AZ)

Solar Energy Data for 85006

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 85006.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 85006

Solar Radiation Data in 85006

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Historical solar power output data for 85006 is not currently available.

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* 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 85006

Solar Radiation Data in 85006

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 85006.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 85006

Solar Radiation Data in 85006

The region associated with 85006 has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 85006 is April with an average of 7.3 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.13 kWh/m2/day and March at 7.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 85006 are December with an average of 5.46 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 85006 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 85006

The average monthly solar radiation level in 85006, of 6.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 77% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 0% 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: 85006 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 85006 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 85006

Sunrise / Sunset in 85006

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:19 am
    • Sunset: 5:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:1
Solar Energy Statistics for 85006

Best Months for Solar in 85006

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 85006

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Solar Power Output in 85006

The Power of Solar in 85006

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 85006. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 85006. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 85006

Solar Radiation Data in 85006

85006 has a average annual solar AC output value of 7081.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 85006 is April with an average of 654.59 kWhac, followed by March at 652.6 kWhac and May at 635.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 85006 are December with an average of 522.64 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 538.33 kWhac and November at 543.56 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 85006 [5]

Tue Dec 7
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 8
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 96%
Thu Dec 9
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 11%
Fri Dec 10
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sat Dec 11
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sun Dec 12
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 93%

More about 85006

About 85006

The ZIP code 85006 is associated with the city of Phoenix in Maricopa County in Arizona.

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85006 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 85006, or for more solar-related resources for AZ, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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