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Solar Energy in Carlin, NV

Solar Energy in Carlin

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Carlin with an average of 7.29 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Carlin

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Carlin

The total length of the day in Carlin, NV today (November 28, 2022) will be 9 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Carlin, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Carlin, NV

Solar Energy Data in Carlin, NV

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Carlin, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Carlin

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

Carlin has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Carlin that are always titled at the latitude of Carlin (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.73 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.46 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 Carlin

Solar Radiation Data in Carlin, NV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Carlin, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Carlin

Carlin, NV has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Carlin is August with an average of 7.29 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 7.25 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Carlin (Nevada) are December with an average of 3.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Carlin

The average monthly solar radiation level in Carlin, NV, of 5.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 46% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 13% 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: Carlin vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Carlin

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:46 am
    • Sunset: 4:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Carlin

Best Months for Solar in Carlin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Carlin

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Solar Power Output in Carlin

The Power of Solar in Carlin, NV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Carlin, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Carlin

Carlin (NV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6485.59 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Carlin is August with an average of 665.03 kWhac, followed by July at 661.21 kWhac and June at 634.63 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Carlin (Nevada) are December with an average of 344.23 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 376.72 kWhac and November at 399.08 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Carlin

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Weather Forecast for Carlin, NV [5]

Mon Nov 28
36°F
Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 36°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Nov 29
26°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 28°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Nov 30
29°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 17°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Dec 1
34°F
Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 2
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 31°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sat Dec 3
25°F
Light Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Carlin

About Carlin

The city of Carlin, NV in Elko County has an approximate population of 2,368. [6]

Carlin Solar Power

Carlin, NV Solar Energy

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

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