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Solar Power in 89101 (Las Vegas, NV)

Solar Energy in 89101

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in 89101 with an average of 7.42 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 89101

Solar panels in 89101 that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 89101

The total length of the day in 89101 (Las Vegas, NV) today (February 25, 2024) will be 11 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 89101 (Las Vegas, NV)

Solar Energy Data for 89101

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 89101.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 89101

Solar Radiation Data in 89101

Based on historical 89101 data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in 89101. [1]

The region associated with 89101 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 89101 that are always titled at the latitude of Las Vegas (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.62 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 89101

Solar Radiation Data in 89101

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 89101.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 89101

Solar Radiation Data in 89101

The region associated with 89101 has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 89101 is September with an average of 7.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 7.18 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 89101 are December with an average of 4.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.24 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 89101 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 89101

The average monthly solar radiation level in 89101, of 6.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 66% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 2% 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: 89101 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 89101 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 89101

Sunrise / Sunset in 89101

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 25, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:15 am
    • Sunset: 5:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:16
Solar Energy Statistics for 89101

Best Months for Solar in 89101

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (7.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (7.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 89101

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 89101 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 89101

The Power of Solar in 89101

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 89101. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 89101. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 89101

Solar Radiation Data in 89101

89101 has a average annual solar AC output value of 7144.5 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 89101 is March with an average of 669.26 kWhac, followed by April at 651.24 kWhac and May at 645.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 89101 are December with an average of 486.35 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 514.01 kWhac and January at 516.04 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 89101 [5]

Sun Feb 25
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 80%
Mon Feb 26
66°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 70°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 58%
Tue Feb 27
62°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Feb 28
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu Feb 29
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Mar 1
64°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 70°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 49%

More about 89101

About 89101

The ZIP code 89101 is associated with the city of Las Vegas in Clark County in Nevada.

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89101 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 89101, or for more solar-related resources for NV, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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