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Solar Energy in Star Valley, AZ

Solar Energy in Star Valley

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

Solar Panels in Star Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Star Valley

The total length of the day in Star Valley, AZ today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 36 minutes. [More]

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Star Valley, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Star Valley, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Star Valley, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Star Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Star Valley

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

Star Valley 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 Star Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Star Valley (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 Star Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Star Valley, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Star Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Star Valley

Star Valley, 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 Star Valley 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 Star Valley (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: Star Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Star Valley

The average monthly solar radiation level in Star Valley, 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: Star Valley vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Star Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:42 am
    • Sunset: 7:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:36
Solar Energy Statistics for Star Valley

Best Months for Solar in Star Valley

  • 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 Star Valley

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Solar Power Output in Star Valley

The Power of Solar in Star Valley, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Star Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Star Valley

Star Valley (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 Star Valley 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 Star Valley (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 Star Valley

Star Valley Electricity Costs

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Star Valley Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Star Valley, AZ [5]

Tue Aug 9
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 12%
Wed Aug 10
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 23%
Thu Aug 11
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Aug 12
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 62%
Sat Aug 13
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 72%
Sun Aug 14
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 86%

More about Star Valley

About Star Valley

The town of Star Valley, AZ in Gila County has an approximate population of 2,310. [6]

Star Valley Solar Power

Star Valley, AZ Solar Energy

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

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