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Solar Energy in Wickenburg, AZ

Solar Energy in Wickenburg

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Wickenburg with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Wickenburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wickenburg

The total length of the day in Wickenburg, AZ today (January 24, 2022) will be 10 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Wickenburg, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wickenburg, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Wickenburg, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wickenburg, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Wickenburg

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

Wickenburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Wickenburg that are always titled at the latitude of Wickenburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.73 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.83 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 Wickenburg

Solar Radiation Data in Wickenburg, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Wickenburg.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wickenburg, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Wickenburg

Wickenburg, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Wickenburg is April with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.13 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Wickenburg (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.67 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Wickenburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wickenburg, AZ, of 6.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 75% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 1% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Wickenburg vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Wickenburg 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 Wickenburg

Sunrise / Sunset in Wickenburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:32 am
    • Sunset: 5:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Wickenburg

Best Months for Solar in Wickenburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.41 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wickenburg

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

Solar Power Output in Wickenburg

The Power of Solar in Wickenburg, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wickenburg, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Wickenburg

Wickenburg (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7136.95 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Wickenburg is May with an average of 654.5 kWhac, followed by April at 654.2 kWhac and March at 648.23 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Wickenburg (Arizona) are December with an average of 520.39 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 527.3 kWhac and January at 551.01 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Wickenburg

Wickenburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wickenburg averaged 12.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Wickenburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $20.08 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Wickenburg, AZ [5]

Mon Jan 24
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jan 25
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 9%
Wed Jan 26
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jan 27
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 28
54°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 30%
Sat Jan 29
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Wickenburg

About Wickenburg

The town of Wickenburg, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 6,363. [6]

Wickenburg Solar Power

Wickenburg, AZ Solar Energy

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

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