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Solar Energy in Goodyear, AZ

Solar Energy in Goodyear

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Goodyear with an average of 7.27 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Goodyear

Solar panels in Goodyear that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Goodyear

The total length of the day in Goodyear, AZ today (December 07, 2021) will be 10 hours and 1 minutes. [More]

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Goodyear, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Goodyear, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Goodyear, 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 Goodyear, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Goodyear

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* 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 Goodyear

Solar Radiation Data in Goodyear, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Goodyear, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Goodyear

Goodyear, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Goodyear is April with an average of 7.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.13 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Goodyear (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day and February at 6.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Goodyear

The average monthly solar radiation level in Goodyear, AZ, of 6.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 75% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 1% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Goodyear

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:20 am
    • Sunset: 5:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:1
Solar Energy Statistics for Goodyear

Best Months for Solar in Goodyear

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Goodyear

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Solar Power Output in Goodyear

The Power of Solar in Goodyear, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Goodyear, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Goodyear

Goodyear (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7035.84 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Goodyear is April with an average of 647.6 kWhac, followed by March at 644.9 kWhac and May at 643.15 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Goodyear (Arizona) are December with an average of 504.67 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 524.64 kWhac and January at 538.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Goodyear

Goodyear Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Goodyear averaged 12.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Goodyear Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $24.24 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Goodyear, AZ [5]

Tue Dec 7
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 8
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Dec 9
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 6%
Fri Dec 10
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sat Dec 11
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sun Dec 12
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 97%

More about Goodyear

About Goodyear

The city of Goodyear, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 65,275. [6]

Goodyear Solar Power

Goodyear, AZ Solar Energy

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

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