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Solar Energy in Glendale, CO

Solar Energy in Glendale

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Glendale with an average of 6.66 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Glendale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Glendale

The total length of the day in Glendale, CO today (May 28, 2022) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Glendale, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Glendale, CO

Solar Energy Data in Glendale, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Glendale, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale

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

Glendale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Glendale that are always titled at the latitude of Glendale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.12 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 Glendale

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Glendale, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale

Glendale, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Glendale is June with an average of 6.66 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.53 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Glendale (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and January at 4.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Glendale

The average monthly solar radiation level in Glendale, CO, of 5.94 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: Glendale vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Glendale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:35 am
    • Sunset: 8:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Glendale

Best Months for Solar in Glendale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (6.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Glendale

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Solar Power Output in Glendale

The Power of Solar in Glendale, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Glendale, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale

Glendale (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6698.68 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Glendale is March with an average of 621.34 kWhac, followed by July at 596.78 kWhac and June at 594.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Glendale (Colorado) are November with an average of 467.05 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 474.32 kWhac and February at 507.32 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Glendale

Glendale Electricity Costs

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Glendale Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Glendale, CO [5]

Sat May 28
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 75%
Sun May 29
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon May 30
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 49%
Tue May 31
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 72%
Wed Jun 1
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 86%
Thu Jun 2
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Glendale

About Glendale

The city of Glendale, CO in Arapahoe County has an approximate population of 4,184. [6]

Glendale Solar Power

Glendale, CO Solar Energy

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

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