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Solar Energy in Boulder City, NV

Solar Energy in Boulder City

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Boulder City with an average of 7.3 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Boulder City

Solar panels in Boulder City that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Boulder City

The total length of the day in Boulder City, NV today (December 07, 2021) will be 9 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Boulder City, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Boulder City, NV

Solar Energy Data in Boulder City, NV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Boulder City, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar energy analysis for Boulder City at this time.

Historical solar power output data for Boulder City is not currently available.

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* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Boulder City

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City, NV

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Boulder City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Boulder City, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City

Boulder City, NV has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Boulder City is September with an average of 7.3 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 7.25 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Boulder City (Nevada) are December with an average of 5.06 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.65 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Boulder City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Boulder City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Boulder City, NV, of 6.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 76% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 0% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Boulder City 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 Boulder City

Sunrise / Sunset in Boulder City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:36 am
    • Sunset: 4:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Boulder City

Best Months for Solar in Boulder City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (7.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Boulder City

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Solar Power Output in Boulder City

The Power of Solar in Boulder City, NV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Boulder City, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City

Boulder City (NV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7218.01 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Boulder City is March with an average of 667.65 kWhac, followed by May at 659.13 kWhac and April at 658.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Boulder City (Nevada) are December with an average of 503.66 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 528.68 kWhac and November at 551.46 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Boulder City

Boulder City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Boulder City averaged 11.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Boulder City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $15.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Boulder City, NV [5]

Tue Dec 7
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 8
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu Dec 9
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 10
47°F
Few Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 23%
Sat Dec 11
42°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sun Dec 12
45°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 50°F
Calm: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 83%

More about Boulder City

About Boulder City

The city of Boulder City, NV in Clark County has an approximate population of 15,023. [6]

Boulder City Solar Power

Boulder City, NV Solar Energy

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

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