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Solar Energy in Garden City, CO

Solar Energy in Garden City

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Garden City with an average of 6.64 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Garden City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Garden City

The total length of the day in Garden City, CO today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Garden City, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Garden City, CO

Solar Energy Data in Garden City, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Garden City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City

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

Garden City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Garden City that are always titled at the latitude of Garden City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.84 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 Garden City

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Garden City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City

Garden City, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Garden City is September with an average of 6.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.63 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Garden City (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.21 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.41 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Garden City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Garden City, CO, of 5.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 56% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 12% 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: Garden City vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Garden City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Garden City

Best Months for Solar in Garden City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Garden City

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

Solar Power Output in Garden City

The Power of Solar in Garden City, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Garden City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City

Garden City (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6532.49 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Garden City is March with an average of 614.26 kWhac, followed by August at 602.33 kWhac and July at 597.26 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Garden City (Colorado) are December with an average of 427.55 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 446.17 kWhac and November at 481.12 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Garden City

Garden City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Garden City averaged 13.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Garden City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $12.25 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Garden City, CO [5]

Mon Jan 24
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 6%
Tue Jan 25
30°F
Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 31°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 26
29°F
Few Clouds
Min: 19°F
Max: 35°F
Light breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 16%
Thu Jan 27
29°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 31°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 28
36°F
Few Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sat Jan 29
41°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 42%

More about Garden City

About Garden City

The town of Garden City, CO in Weld County has an approximate population of 234. [6]

Garden City Solar Power

Garden City, CO Solar Energy

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

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