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Solar Energy in Chandler, AZ

Solar Energy in Chandler

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Chandler with an average of 7.38 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chandler

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chandler

The total length of the day in Chandler, AZ today (May 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 8 minutes. [More]

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Chandler, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chandler, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Chandler, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chandler, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

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

Chandler has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chandler that are always titled at the latitude of Chandler (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.47 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 Chandler

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chandler, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

Chandler, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Chandler is April with an average of 7.38 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 7.13 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chandler (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Chandler

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chandler, AZ, of 6.6 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% 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: Chandler vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Chandler

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:20 am
    • Sunset: 7:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:8
Solar Energy Statistics for Chandler

Best Months for Solar in Chandler

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chandler

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Solar Power Output in Chandler

The Power of Solar in Chandler, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chandler, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

Chandler (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7078.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chandler is March with an average of 662.24 kWhac, followed by April at 652.78 kWhac and May at 635.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chandler (Arizona) are December with an average of 517.04 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 534.78 kWhac and January at 546.45 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chandler

Chandler Electricity Costs

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Chandler Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Chandler, AZ [5]

Fri May 27
97°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 103°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 37%
Sat May 28
95°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 100°F
Fresh Breeze: 24 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 6%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 29
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 93°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon May 30
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue May 31
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 1
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 102°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 6%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Chandler

About Chandler

The city of Chandler, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 236,123. [6]

Chandler Solar Power

Chandler, AZ Solar Energy

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

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