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Solar Energy in Gilcrest, CO

Solar Energy in Gilcrest

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Gilcrest with an average of 6.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Gilcrest

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gilcrest

The total length of the day in Gilcrest, CO today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Gilcrest, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gilcrest, CO

Solar Energy Data in Gilcrest, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gilcrest, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Gilcrest

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

Gilcrest has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gilcrest that are always titled at the latitude of Gilcrest (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.83 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 Gilcrest

Solar Radiation Data in Gilcrest, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gilcrest, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Gilcrest

Gilcrest, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Gilcrest is July with an average of 6.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 6.77 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Gilcrest (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.38 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Gilcrest

The average monthly solar radiation level in Gilcrest, CO, of 5.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 48% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 12% 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: Gilcrest vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gilcrest

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:08 am
    • Sunset: 4:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Gilcrest

Best Months for Solar in Gilcrest

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gilcrest

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Solar Power Output in Gilcrest

The Power of Solar in Gilcrest, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gilcrest, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Gilcrest

Gilcrest (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6540.06 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Gilcrest is March with an average of 619.45 kWhac, followed by July at 613.88 kWhac and June at 606.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Gilcrest (Colorado) are December with an average of 426.52 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 444.62 kWhac and November at 450.29 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Gilcrest

Gilcrest Electricity Costs

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Gilcrest Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Gilcrest, CO [5]

Wed Dec 7
46°F
Few Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Dec 8
46°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri Dec 9
37°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 55%
Sat Dec 10
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 11
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Dec 12
43°F
Light Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Gilcrest

About Gilcrest

The town of Gilcrest, CO in Weld County has an approximate population of 1,034. [6]

Gilcrest Solar Power

Gilcrest, CO Solar Energy

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

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