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Solar Energy in Payson, AZ

Solar Energy in Payson

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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 (July 16, 2020) will be 14 hours and 10 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 5.58 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]

* 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 Payson

Solar Radiation Data in Payson, AZ

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Payson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Payson

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

Solar Power Levels in Payson

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Solar Power: 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 July 16, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:26 pm
    • Sunset: 2:36 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Payson

Best Months for Solar in Payson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • 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.

However, Payson is in Gila County and Gila County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

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

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Cost of Utilities in Payson

Payson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Payson averaged 12.78 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Payson

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Payson Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Payson, AZ [5]

Thu Jul 16
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 31%
Fri Jul 17
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 91°F
Calm: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Jul 18
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Jul 19
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 94°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Jul 20
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 84%
Tue Jul 21
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 79%

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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