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Solar Energy in Johnstown, CO

Solar Energy in Johnstown

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Johnstown with an average of 6.63 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Johnstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Johnstown

The total length of the day in Johnstown, CO today (August 09, 2022) will be 14 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

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Johnstown, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Johnstown, CO

Solar Energy Data in Johnstown, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Johnstown, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown

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

Johnstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.71 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Johnstown that are always titled at the latitude of Johnstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.71 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.74 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 Johnstown

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Johnstown, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown

Johnstown, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Johnstown is June with an average of 6.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.51 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Johnstown (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.29 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Johnstown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Johnstown, CO, of 5.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 45% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 14% 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: Johnstown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Johnstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:05 am
    • Sunset: 8:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:0
Solar Energy Statistics for Johnstown

Best Months for Solar in Johnstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (6.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Johnstown

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Solar Power Output in Johnstown

The Power of Solar in Johnstown, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Johnstown, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown

Johnstown (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6420.74 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Johnstown is March with an average of 602.67 kWhac, followed by August at 594.65 kWhac and June at 591.61 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Johnstown (Colorado) are December with an average of 405.54 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 431.79 kWhac and November at 460.03 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Johnstown

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Weather Forecast for Johnstown, CO [5]

Tue Aug 9
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 95°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 10
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 11
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 100°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 12
94°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 100°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 78%
Sat Aug 13
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 100°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 60%
Sun Aug 14
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 99°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 55%

More about Johnstown

About Johnstown

The town of Johnstown, CO in Weld County has an approximate population of 9,887. [6]

Johnstown Solar Power

Johnstown, CO Solar Energy

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

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