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Solar Energy in Payson, AZ

Solar Energy in Payson

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Payson with an average of 7.12 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Payson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Payson

The total length of the day in Payson, AZ today (May 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Payson, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Payson, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Payson, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Payson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Payson

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

Payson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Payson that are always titled at the latitude of Payson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.45 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.55 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.53 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 Payson

Solar Radiation Data in Payson, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Payson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Payson

Payson, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Payson is April with an average of 7.12 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 6.95 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Payson (Arizona) are January with an average of 5.19 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 5.27 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Payson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Payson, AZ, of 6.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 60% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 5% less 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: Payson vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Payson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:16 am
    • Sunset: 7:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Payson

Best Months for Solar in Payson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (10.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Payson

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Solar Power Output in Payson

The Power of Solar in Payson, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Payson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Payson

Payson (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6793.97 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Payson is April with an average of 640.02 kWhac, followed by May at 634.61 kWhac and October at 622.2 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Payson (Arizona) are February with an average of 489.97 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 493.58 kWhac and December at 504.14 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Payson

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Weather Forecast for Payson, AZ [5]

Fri May 27
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sat May 28
81°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 29
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 4%
Mon May 30
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 31
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 9%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 1
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Payson

About Payson

The town of Payson, AZ in Gila County has an approximate population of 15,301. [6]

Payson Solar Power

Payson, AZ Solar Energy

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

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