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Solar Energy in South Tucson, AZ

Solar Energy in South Tucson

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Solar Panels in South Tucson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Tucson

The total length of the day in South Tucson, AZ today (July 14, 2020) will be 14 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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South Tucson, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Tucson, AZ

Solar Energy Data in South Tucson, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Tucson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in South Tucson

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

South Tucson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Tucson that are always titled at the latitude of South Tucson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.65 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 South Tucson

Solar Radiation Data in South Tucson, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Tucson.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Tucson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in South Tucson

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Solar Power Comparison: South Tucson vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Tucson

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Tucson 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 South Tucson

Sunrise / Sunset in South Tucson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:28 pm
    • Sunset: 2:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:03
Solar Energy Statistics for South Tucson

Best Months for Solar in South Tucson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Tucson

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

However, South Tucson is in Pima County and Pima County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South Tucson

The Power of Solar in South Tucson, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Tucson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in South Tucson

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Cost of Utilities in South Tucson

South Tucson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Tucson 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: South Tucson

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South Tucson 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 South Tucson, AZ [5]

Tue Jul 14
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 86°F
Max: 104°F
Calm: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 4%
Wed Jul 15
94°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 85°F
Max: 103°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 71%
Thu Jul 16
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 86°F
Max: 101°F
Calm: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Jul 17
94°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 86°F
Max: 101°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sat Jul 18
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 85°F
Max: 98°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Jul 19
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 87°F
Max: 103°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 91%

More about South Tucson

About South Tucson

The city of South Tucson, AZ in Pima County has an approximate population of 5,652. [6]

South Tucson Solar Power

South Tucson, AZ Solar Energy

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

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