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Solar Energy in Commerce City, CO

Solar Energy in Commerce City

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Commerce City with an average of 6.53 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Commerce City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Commerce City

The total length of the day in Commerce City, CO today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Commerce City, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Commerce City, CO

Solar Energy Data in Commerce City, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Commerce City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City

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

Commerce City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Commerce City that are always titled at the latitude of Commerce City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.08 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 Commerce City

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Commerce City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Commerce City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City

Commerce City, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Commerce City is September with an average of 6.53 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.52 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Commerce City (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.67 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.89 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Commerce City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Commerce City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Commerce City, CO, of 5.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 51% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 10% 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: Commerce City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Commerce City 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 Commerce City

Sunrise / Sunset in Commerce City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:06 am
    • Sunset: 8:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Commerce City

Best Months for Solar in Commerce City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Commerce City

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Solar Power Output in Commerce City

The Power of Solar in Commerce City, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Commerce City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City

Commerce City (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6662.66 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Commerce City is March with an average of 608.29 kWhac, followed by April at 602.21 kWhac and May at 595.52 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Commerce City (Colorado) are December with an average of 468.15 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 498.18 kWhac and November at 507.18 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Commerce City

Commerce City Electricity Costs

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Commerce City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Commerce City, CO [5]

Tue Aug 9
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 10
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 11
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 12
89°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Aug 13
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sun Aug 14
91°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 96°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 61%

More about Commerce City

About Commerce City

The city of Commerce City, CO in Adams County has an approximate population of 45,913. [6]

Commerce City Solar Power

Commerce City, CO Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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