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Solar Energy in Buckeye, AZ

Solar Energy in Buckeye

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Buckeye with an average of 7.42 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Buckeye

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Buckeye

The total length of the day in Buckeye, AZ today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Buckeye, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Buckeye, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Buckeye, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Buckeye, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye

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

Buckeye has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Buckeye that are always titled at the latitude of Buckeye (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.49 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 Buckeye

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Buckeye, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye

Buckeye, AZ 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 Buckeye is April with an average of 7.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.17 kWh/m2/day and March at 7.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Buckeye (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.61 kWh/m2/day and February at 6.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Buckeye

The average monthly solar radiation level in Buckeye, AZ, 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: Buckeye vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Buckeye

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:48 am
    • Sunset: 7:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Buckeye

Best Months for Solar in Buckeye

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Buckeye

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Solar Power Output in Buckeye

The Power of Solar in Buckeye, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Buckeye, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye

Buckeye (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7119.15 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Buckeye is March with an average of 662.89 kWhac, followed by April at 661.72 kWhac and May at 643.2 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Buckeye (Arizona) are December with an average of 521.79 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 538.03 kWhac and January at 539.25 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Buckeye

Buckeye Electricity Costs

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Buckeye Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Buckeye, AZ [5]

Tue Aug 9
96°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 51%
Wed Aug 10
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 100°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu Aug 11
94°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 101°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Aug 12
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 85°F
Max: 102°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 85%
Sat Aug 13
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 85°F
Max: 102°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 34%
Sun Aug 14
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 86°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Buckeye

About Buckeye

The town of Buckeye, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 50,876. [6]

Buckeye Solar Power

Buckeye, AZ Solar Energy

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

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