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Solar Energy in El Mirage, AZ

Solar Energy in El Mirage

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

Solar Panels in El Mirage

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

Sunrise & Sunset in El Mirage

The total length of the day in El Mirage, AZ today (March 25, 2023) will be 12 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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El Mirage, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in El Mirage, AZ

Solar Energy Data in El Mirage, AZ

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


Solar Energy Analysis for El Mirage, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in El Mirage

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

El Mirage has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in El Mirage that are always titled at the latitude of El Mirage (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.73 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.6 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 El Mirage

Solar Radiation Data in El Mirage, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in El Mirage.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for El Mirage, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in El Mirage

El Mirage, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in El Mirage is April with an average of 7.38 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.17 kWh/m2/day and September at 7.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in El Mirage (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.56 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day and February at 6.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: El Mirage vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in El Mirage

The average monthly solar radiation level in El Mirage, AZ, of 6.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 69% 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: El Mirage vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average El Mirage 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 El Mirage

Sunrise / Sunset in El Mirage

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 25, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:25 am
    • Sunset: 6:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:19
Solar Energy Statistics for El Mirage

Best Months for Solar in El Mirage

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in El Mirage

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Solar Power Output in El Mirage

The Power of Solar in El Mirage, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for El Mirage, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in El Mirage

El Mirage (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7152.67 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in El Mirage is March with an average of 662.58 kWhac, followed by April at 654.99 kWhac and May at 650.37 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in El Mirage (Arizona) are February with an average of 529.75 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 534.75 kWhac and January at 551.54 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in El Mirage

El Mirage Electricity Costs

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El Mirage Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for El Mirage, AZ [5]

Sat Mar 25
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Mar 26
64°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Mar 27
67°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 19%
Tue Mar 28
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Mar 29
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Mar 30
55°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 38%

More about El Mirage

About El Mirage

The city of El Mirage, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 31,797. [6]

El Mirage Solar Power

El Mirage, AZ Solar Energy

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

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