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Solar Power in 87507 (Santa Fe, NM)

Solar Energy in 87507

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in 87507 with an average of 7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 87507

Solar panels in 87507 that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 87507

The total length of the day in 87507 (Santa Fe, NM) today (May 25, 2022) will be 14 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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87507 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 87507 (Santa Fe, NM)

Solar Energy Data for 87507

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 87507.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 87507

Solar Radiation Data in 87507

Based on historical 87507 data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in 87507. [1]

The region associated with 87507 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 27% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 87507 that are always titled at the latitude of Santa Fe (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.46 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.48 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 87507

Solar Radiation Data in 87507

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 87507.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 87507

Solar Radiation Data in 87507

The region associated with 87507 has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 87507 is April with an average of 7 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 87507 are December with an average of 5.39 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 87507 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 87507

The average monthly solar radiation level in 87507, of 6.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 65% 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: 87507 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 87507 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 87507

Sunrise / Sunset in 87507

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:52 am
    • Sunset: 8:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:17
Solar Energy Statistics for 87507

Best Months for Solar in 87507

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 87507

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 87507 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 87507

The Power of Solar in 87507

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 87507. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 87507. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 87507

Solar Radiation Data in 87507

87507 has a average annual solar AC output value of 7315.93 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 87507 is May with an average of 666.73 kWhac, followed by April at 654.23 kWhac and March at 652.98 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 87507 are December with an average of 543.49 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 567.69 kWhac and July at 581.72 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 87507 [5]

Wed May 25
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 6%
Thu May 26
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 27
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat May 28
79°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 9%
Cloud cover: 51%
Sun May 29
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 24 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 5%
Mon May 30
79°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 83°F
Strong breeze: 31 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about 87507

About 87507

The ZIP code 87507 is associated with the city of Santa Fe in Santa Fe County in New Mexico.

87507 Solar Power

87507 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 87507, or for more solar-related resources for NM, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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