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Solar Energy in Moriarty, NM

Solar Energy in Moriarty

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Moriarty with an average of 7.1 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Moriarty

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Moriarty

The total length of the day in Moriarty, NM today (April 12, 2024) will be 13 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

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Moriarty, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Moriarty, NM

Solar Energy Data in Moriarty, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Moriarty, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Moriarty

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

Moriarty has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Moriarty that are always titled at the latitude of Moriarty (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.44 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.36 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 Moriarty

Solar Radiation Data in Moriarty, NM

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Moriarty, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Moriarty

Moriarty, NM has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Moriarty is April with an average of 7.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 7.09 kWh/m2/day and October at 6.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Moriarty (New Mexico) are December with an average of 5.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.98 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Moriarty

The average monthly solar radiation level in Moriarty, NM, of 6.49 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: Moriarty vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Moriarty

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 12, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:34 am
    • Sunset: 7:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:0
Solar Energy Statistics for Moriarty

Best Months for Solar in Moriarty

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Moriarty

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Solar Power Output in Moriarty

The Power of Solar in Moriarty, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Moriarty, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Moriarty

Moriarty (NM) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7281.11 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Moriarty is March with an average of 681.18 kWhac, followed by April at 662.11 kWhac and October at 649.26 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Moriarty (New Mexico) are December with an average of 555.51 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 564.24 kWhac and July at 567.17 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Moriarty

Moriarty Electricity Costs

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Moriarty Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Moriarty, NM [5]

Fri Apr 12
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 13
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Apr 14
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 15
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 63°F
Strong breeze: 27 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 16
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 65°F
High wind, near gale: 33 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Apr 17
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 24 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Moriarty

About Moriarty

The city of Moriarty, NM in Torrance County has an approximate population of 1,910. [6]

Moriarty Solar Power

Moriarty, NM Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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