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Solar Energy in Cottonwood, AZ

Solar Energy in Cottonwood

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Solar Panels in Cottonwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cottonwood

The total length of the day in Cottonwood, AZ today (July 15, 2020) will be 14 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Cottonwood, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cottonwood, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Cottonwood, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cottonwood, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Cottonwood

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

Cottonwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.36 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cottonwood that are always titled at the latitude of Cottonwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.36 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Cottonwood

Solar Radiation Data in Cottonwood, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cottonwood, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Cottonwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Cottonwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cottonwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 15, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:27 pm
    • Sunset: 2:40 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Cottonwood

Best Months for Solar in Cottonwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (7.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cottonwood

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Cottonwood, AZ at this current time.

However, Cottonwood is in Yavapai County and Yavapai County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cottonwood

The Power of Solar in Cottonwood, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cottonwood, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Cottonwood

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Cost of Utilities in Cottonwood

Cottonwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cottonwood averaged 12.78 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Cottonwood

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Cottonwood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Cottonwood, AZ [5]

Wed Jul 15
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 85°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Jul 16
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 17
93°F
Few Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 98°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 18%
Sat Jul 18
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 100°F
Calm: 1 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Jul 19
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 101°F
Calm: 1 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 12%
Mon Jul 20
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 101°F
Setting: 0 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 55%

More about Cottonwood

About Cottonwood

The city of Cottonwood, AZ in Yavapai County has an approximate population of 11,265. [6]

Cottonwood Solar Power

Cottonwood, AZ Solar Energy

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

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