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Solar Energy in Parker, AZ

Solar Energy in Parker

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Parker with an average of 7.4 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Parker

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Parker

The total length of the day in Parker, AZ today (January 25, 2022) will be 10 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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Parker, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Parker, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Parker, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Parker, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

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

Parker has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Parker that are always titled at the latitude of Parker (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.32 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 Parker

Solar Radiation Data in Parker, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Parker, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

Parker, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Parker is April with an average of 7.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.22 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Parker (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 6.13 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Parker

The average monthly solar radiation level in Parker, AZ, of 6.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 81% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 2% greater 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: Parker vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Parker

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:38 am
    • Sunset: 6:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:22
Solar Energy Statistics for Parker

Best Months for Solar in Parker

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Parker

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

Solar Power Output in Parker

The Power of Solar in Parker, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Parker, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

Parker (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7289.75 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Parker is April with an average of 663.32 kWhac, followed by March at 654.47 kWhac and May at 653.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Parker (Arizona) are December with an average of 552.46 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 554.49 kWhac and July at 574.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Parker

Parker Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Parker averaged 12.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Parker Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $20.08 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Parker, AZ [5]

Tue Jan 25
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 71°F
Strong breeze: 26 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 26
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Jan 27
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 69°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Jan 28
59°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sat Jan 29
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 89%
Sun Jan 30
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Parker

About Parker

The town of Parker, AZ in La Paz County has an approximate population of 3,083. [6]

Parker Solar Power

Parker, AZ Solar Energy

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

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