Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

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 7.08 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 (September 26, 2022) will be 12 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
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 5.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Payson that are always titled at the latitude of Payson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.58 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 6.38 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 7.08 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.01 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Payson (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.38 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.62 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

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

Solar Power Levels in Payson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Payson, AZ, of 6.38 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 62% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 3% 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 September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:16 am
    • Sunset: 6:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:0
Solar Energy Statistics for Payson

Best Months for Solar in Payson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (10.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.41 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Payson

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

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 6800.02 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Payson is May with an average of 627.99 kWhac, followed by April at 627.98 kWhac and October at 609.55 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Payson (Arizona) are February with an average of 492.99 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 511.35 kWhac and January at 532.08 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Payson

Payson Electricity Costs

Sorry, Payson residential electricity prices are currently unavailable.

Please check back later.

Solar Power Poll: Payson

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Payson, is solar power a good choice for residents of this town?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Payson Natural Gas Costs

Sorry, Arizona residential natural gas prices are currently unavailable.

Please check back later.

Weather Forecast for Payson, AZ [5]

Mon Sep 26
83°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 34%
Tue Sep 27
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 28
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu Sep 29
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 69%
Fri Sep 30
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 1
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 1%

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.

Did you know?

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

Other Cities in Arizona

ZIP Codes in AZ


Go

References

[ X ]

Is solar right for your home?

Take the first step toward powering your home with solar energy.

Start now with an online solar savings estimate.