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Solar Power in 85730 (Tucson, AZ)

Solar Energy in 85730

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in 85730 with an average of 7.35 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 85730

Solar panels in 85730 that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 85730

The total length of the day in 85730 (Tucson, AZ) today (May 28, 2022) will be 14 hours and 4 minutes. [More]

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85730 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 85730 (Tucson, AZ)

Solar Energy Data for 85730

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 85730.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 85730

Solar Radiation Data in 85730

Based on historical 85730 data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in 85730. [1]

The region associated with 85730 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 85730 that are always titled at the latitude of Tucson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 85730

Solar Radiation Data in 85730

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 85730.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 85730

Solar Radiation Data in 85730

The region associated with 85730 has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 85730 is April with an average of 7.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 7.19 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 85730 are December with an average of 5.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by July with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day and January at 5.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 85730 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 85730

The average monthly solar radiation level in 85730, of 6.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 68% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 0% greater than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 85730 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 85730 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 85730

Sunrise / Sunset in 85730

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:18 am
    • Sunset: 7:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:4
Solar Energy Statistics for 85730

Best Months for Solar in 85730

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 85730

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 85730 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 85730

The Power of Solar in 85730

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 85730. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 85730. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 85730

Solar Radiation Data in 85730

85730 has a average annual solar AC output value of 7249.33 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 85730 is March with an average of 676.44 kWhac, followed by April at 665.48 kWhac and May at 646.58 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 85730 are July with an average of 536.71 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 563.56 kWhac and August at 563.66 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 85730 [5]

Sat May 28
90°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 93°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 9%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sun May 29
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 91°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon May 30
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 89°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 31
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 1
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 2
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 100°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 9%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 85730

About 85730

The ZIP code 85730 is associated with the city of Tucson in Pima County in Arizona.

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85730 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 85730, or for more solar-related resources for AZ, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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