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Solar Energy in Nogales, AZ

Solar Energy in Nogales

The month of March has the highest historical solar radition values in Nogales with an average of 7.44 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Nogales

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Nogales

The total length of the day in Nogales, AZ today (February 24, 2024) will be 11 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Nogales, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Nogales, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Nogales, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Nogales, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales

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

Nogales has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.76 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 Nogales that are always titled at the latitude of Nogales (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% 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 Nogales

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Nogales, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales

Nogales, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Nogales is March with an average of 7.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 7.44 kWh/m2/day and October at 7.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Nogales (Arizona) are July with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by August with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day and January at 6.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Nogales

The average monthly solar radiation level in Nogales, AZ, of 6.61 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 equal to 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: Nogales vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Nogales

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 24, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:56 am
    • Sunset: 6:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Nogales

Best Months for Solar in Nogales

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation March (7.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (9.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (8.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Nogales

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Solar Power Output in Nogales

The Power of Solar in Nogales, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Nogales, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales

Nogales (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7241.36 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Nogales is March with an average of 698.58 kWhac, followed by April at 670.36 kWhac and May at 656 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Nogales (Arizona) are July with an average of 491.32 kWhac, followed by August with an average of 537.4 kWhac and September at 565.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Nogales

Nogales Electricity Costs

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Weather Forecast for Nogales, AZ [5]

Sat Feb 24
74°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 13%
Sun Feb 25
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Feb 26
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Feb 27
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 60°F
Strong breeze: 28 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 28
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Feb 29
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Nogales

About Nogales

The city of Nogales, AZ in Santa Cruz County has an approximate population of 20,837. [6]

Nogales Solar Power

Nogales, AZ Solar Energy

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

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