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Solar Energy in Magdalena, NM

Solar Energy in Magdalena

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Solar Panels in Magdalena

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Magdalena

The total length of the day in Magdalena, NM today (September 24, 2021) will be 12 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Magdalena, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Magdalena, NM

Solar Energy Data in Magdalena, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Magdalena, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Magdalena

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

Magdalena has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 28% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Magdalena that are always titled at the latitude of Magdalena (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.65 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 Magdalena

Solar Radiation Data in Magdalena, NM

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Magdalena, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Magdalena

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

Solar Power Levels in Magdalena

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Magdalena

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:57 pm
    • Sunset: 1:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Magdalena

Best Months for Solar in Magdalena

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (8.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.62 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Magdalena

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

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

Solar Power Output in Magdalena

The Power of Solar in Magdalena, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Magdalena, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Magdalena

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Cost of Utilities in Magdalena

Magdalena Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Magdalena averaged 13.98 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2021, which was about 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.85¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Magdalena Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $12.53 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2021, which was approximately 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.76 per Mcf in June. [4]

Weather Forecast for Magdalena, NM [5]

Fri Sep 24
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Sep 25
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Sep 26
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Sep 27
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 69%
Tue Sep 28
66°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 89%
Wed Sep 29
67°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about Magdalena

About Magdalena

The village of Magdalena, NM in Socorro County has an approximate population of 938. [6]

Magdalena Solar Power

Magdalena, NM Solar Energy

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

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