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Solar Energy in Colorado City, AZ

Solar Energy in Colorado City

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Colorado City with an average of 7.14 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Colorado City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Colorado City

The total length of the day in Colorado City, AZ today (June 26, 2022) will be 14 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Colorado City, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Colorado City, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Colorado City, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Colorado City, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Colorado City

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

Colorado City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 27% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Colorado City that are always titled at the latitude of Colorado City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.42 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.46 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 Colorado City

Solar Radiation Data in Colorado City, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Colorado City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Colorado City, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Colorado City

Colorado City, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Colorado City is June with an average of 7.14 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.07 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Colorado City (Arizona) are December with an average of 4.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.31 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Colorado City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Colorado City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Colorado City, AZ, of 6.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 61% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 4% 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: Colorado City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Colorado City 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 Colorado City

Sunrise / Sunset in Colorado City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:14 am
    • Sunset: 7:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Colorado City

Best Months for Solar in Colorado City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (7.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Colorado City

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Solar Power Output in Colorado City

The Power of Solar in Colorado City, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Colorado City, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Colorado City

Colorado City (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7078.06 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Colorado City is May with an average of 662.32 kWhac, followed by March at 643.67 kWhac and April at 637.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Colorado City (Arizona) are December with an average of 477.17 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 508.98 kWhac and January at 525.96 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Colorado City

Colorado City Electricity Costs

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Colorado City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Colorado City, AZ [5]

Sun Jun 26
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 89°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 9%
Mon Jun 27
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 28
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 29
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 21%
Thu Jun 30
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 4%
Fri Jul 1
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 9%

More about Colorado City

About Colorado City

The town of Colorado City, AZ in Mohave County has an approximate population of 4,821. [6]

Colorado City Solar Power

Colorado City, AZ Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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