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Solar Energy in Apache Junction, AZ

Solar Energy in Apache Junction

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Apache Junction with an average of 7.32 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Apache Junction

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Apache Junction

The total length of the day in Apache Junction, AZ today (June 29, 2022) will be 14 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Apache Junction, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Apache Junction, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Apache Junction, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Apache Junction, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Apache Junction

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

Apache Junction 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 7.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Apache Junction that are always titled at the latitude of Apache Junction (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.61 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 Apache Junction

Solar Radiation Data in Apache Junction, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Apache Junction.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Apache Junction, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Apache Junction

Apache Junction, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Apache Junction is April with an average of 7.32 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.16 kWh/m2/day and March at 7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Apache Junction (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day and February at 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Apache Junction vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Apache Junction

The average monthly solar radiation level in Apache Junction, AZ, of 6.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 69% 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: Apache Junction vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Apache Junction 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 Apache Junction

Sunrise / Sunset in Apache Junction

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 29, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:19 am
    • Sunset: 7:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Apache Junction

Best Months for Solar in Apache Junction

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.38 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Apache Junction

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Solar Power Output in Apache Junction

The Power of Solar in Apache Junction, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Apache Junction, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Apache Junction

Apache Junction (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7155.75 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Apache Junction is April with an average of 654.23 kWhac, followed by May at 648.68 kWhac and March at 642.86 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Apache Junction (Arizona) are February with an average of 531.23 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 535.7 kWhac and January at 555.9 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Electricity Costs

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Apache Junction Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Apache Junction, AZ [5]

Tue Jun 28
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 80°F
Max: 102°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 29
100°F
Light Rain
Min: 85°F
Max: 104°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Jul 1
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 101°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Jul 2
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 100°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 73%
Sun Jul 3
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 80°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 73%

More about Apache Junction

About Apache Junction

The city of Apache Junction, AZ in Pinal County has an approximate population of 35,840. [6]

Apache Junction Solar Power

Apache Junction, AZ Solar Energy

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

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