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Solar Energy in Dexter, NM

Solar Energy in Dexter

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Solar Panels in Dexter

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dexter

The total length of the day in Dexter, NM today (May 08, 2021) will be 13 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Dexter, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dexter, NM

Solar Energy Data in Dexter, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dexter, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Dexter

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

Dexter has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dexter that are always titled at the latitude of Dexter (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.43 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* 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 Dexter

Solar Radiation Data in Dexter, NM

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dexter, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Dexter

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

Solar Power Levels in Dexter

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Dexter

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 08, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:02 pm
    • Sunset: 1:45 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Dexter

Best Months for Solar in Dexter

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.77 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dexter

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Dexter, NM at this current time.

However, Dexter is in Chaves County and Chaves County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dexter

The Power of Solar in Dexter, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dexter, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Dexter

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Cost of Utilities in Dexter

Dexter Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dexter averaged 12.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Dexter Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $6.90 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Dexter, NM [5]

Sat May 8
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 91°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 5%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun May 9
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 86°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon May 10
81°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 64%
Tue May 11
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed May 12
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 89%
Thu May 13
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 95%

More about Dexter

About Dexter

The town of Dexter, NM in Chaves County has an approximate population of 1,266. [6]

Dexter Solar Power

Dexter, NM Solar Energy

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

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