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Solar Energy in Walsenburg, CO

Solar Energy in Walsenburg

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Walsenburg with an average of 6.89 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Walsenburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Walsenburg

The total length of the day in Walsenburg, CO today (November 26, 2022) will be 9 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Walsenburg, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Walsenburg, CO

Solar Energy Data in Walsenburg, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Walsenburg, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg

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

Walsenburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Walsenburg that are always titled at the latitude of Walsenburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.86 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 Walsenburg

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Walsenburg, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg

Walsenburg, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Walsenburg is September with an average of 6.89 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 6.64 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Walsenburg (Colorado) are December with an average of 5.12 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.56 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Walsenburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Walsenburg, CO, of 6.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 58% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 6% 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: Walsenburg vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Walsenburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:50 am
    • Sunset: 4:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Walsenburg

Best Months for Solar in Walsenburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (6.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.49 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Walsenburg

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Solar Power Output in Walsenburg

The Power of Solar in Walsenburg, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Walsenburg, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg

Walsenburg (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6961.19 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Walsenburg is March with an average of 640.51 kWhac, followed by September at 621.41 kWhac and May at 615 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Walsenburg (Colorado) are December with an average of 512.33 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 526.12 kWhac and November at 554.43 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Walsenburg

Walsenburg Electricity Costs

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Walsenburg Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Walsenburg, CO [5]

Sat Nov 26
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 27
43°F
Light Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 82%
Mon Nov 28
54°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 60%
Tue Nov 29
40°F
Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 40°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Nov 30
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 7°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 1
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 53°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Walsenburg

About Walsenburg

The city of Walsenburg, CO in Huerfano County has an approximate population of 3,068. [6]

Walsenburg Solar Power

Walsenburg, CO Solar Energy

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

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