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Solar Energy in Prescott Valley, AZ

Solar Energy in Prescott Valley

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Prescott Valley with an average of 7.17 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Prescott Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Prescott Valley

The total length of the day in Prescott Valley, AZ today (May 28, 2022) will be 14 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Prescott Valley, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Prescott Valley, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Prescott Valley, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Prescott Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Prescott Valley

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

Prescott Valley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 28% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Prescott Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Prescott Valley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.57 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.71 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 Prescott Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Prescott Valley, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Prescott Valley.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Prescott Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Prescott Valley is April with an average of 7.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 7.09 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Prescott Valley (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Prescott Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Prescott Valley

The average monthly solar radiation level in Prescott Valley, AZ, of 6.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 65% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 2% 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: Prescott Valley vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Prescott Valley 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 Prescott Valley

Sunrise / Sunset in Prescott Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:18 am
    • Sunset: 7:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Prescott Valley

Best Months for Solar in Prescott Valley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (10.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.28 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Prescott Valley

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Solar Power Output in Prescott Valley

The Power of Solar in Prescott Valley, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Prescott Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7183.96 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Prescott Valley is March with an average of 668.14 kWhac, followed by May at 662.15 kWhac and April at 657.29 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Prescott Valley (Arizona) are December with an average of 521.37 kWhac, followed by July with an average of 541.73 kWhac and August at 552.13 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley Electricity Costs

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Prescott Valley Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Prescott Valley, AZ [5]

Sat May 28
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 80°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sun May 29
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 76°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon May 30
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 31
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 1
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 2
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Prescott Valley

About Prescott Valley

The town of Prescott Valley, AZ in Yavapai County has an approximate population of 38,822. [6]

Prescott Valley Solar Power

Prescott Valley, AZ Solar Energy

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

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