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Solar Energy in Avondale, AZ

Solar Energy in Avondale

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Avondale with an average of 7.27 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Avondale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Avondale

The total length of the day in Avondale, AZ today (May 28, 2022) will be 14 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Avondale, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Avondale, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Avondale, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Avondale, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale

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

Avondale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Avondale that are always titled at the latitude of Avondale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.72 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.5 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 Avondale

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Avondale, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale

Avondale, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Avondale is April with an average of 7.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.13 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Avondale (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day and February at 6.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Avondale

The average monthly solar radiation level in Avondale, AZ, of 6.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 66% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 1% less 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: Avondale vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Avondale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:21 am
    • Sunset: 7:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Avondale

Best Months for Solar in Avondale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.32 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Avondale

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Solar Power Output in Avondale

The Power of Solar in Avondale, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Avondale, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale

Avondale (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7035.84 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Avondale is April with an average of 647.6 kWhac, followed by March at 644.9 kWhac and May at 643.15 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Avondale (Arizona) are December with an average of 504.67 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 524.64 kWhac and January at 538.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Avondale

Avondale Electricity Costs

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Avondale Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Avondale, AZ [5]

Sat May 28
91°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 99°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sun May 29
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 93°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon May 30
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 31
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 9%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 1
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 103°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 2
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 104°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Avondale

About Avondale

The city of Avondale, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 76,238. [6]

Avondale Solar Power

Avondale, AZ Solar Energy

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

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