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Solar Energy in Santa Clara, NM

Solar Energy in Santa Clara

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Santa Clara with an average of 7.36 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Santa Clara

Solar panels in Santa Clara that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Santa Clara

The total length of the day in Santa Clara, NM today (December 07, 2021) will be 10 hours and 4 minutes. [More]

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Santa Clara, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Santa Clara, NM

Solar Energy Data in Santa Clara, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Santa Clara, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Clara

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar energy analysis for Santa Clara at this time.

Historical solar power output data for Santa Clara is not currently available.

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* 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 Santa Clara

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Clara, NM

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Santa Clara.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Santa Clara, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Clara

Santa Clara, NM has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Santa Clara is April with an average of 7.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 7.32 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Santa Clara (New Mexico) are July with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day and December at 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Santa Clara vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Santa Clara

The average monthly solar radiation level in Santa Clara, NM, of 6.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 77% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately equal to the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara

Sunrise / Sunset in Santa Clara

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:02 am
    • Sunset: 5:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:4
Solar Energy Statistics for Santa Clara

Best Months for Solar in Santa Clara

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Santa Clara

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

Solar Power Output in Santa Clara

The Power of Solar in Santa Clara, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Santa Clara, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Clara

Santa Clara (NM) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7184.54 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Santa Clara is March with an average of 682.55 kWhac, followed by April at 661.63 kWhac and October at 642.18 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Santa Clara (New Mexico) are July with an average of 515.79 kWhac, followed by August with an average of 552.24 kWhac and December at 576.73 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Santa Clara

Santa Clara Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Santa Clara averaged 14.64 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Santa Clara Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $18.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Santa Clara, NM [5]

Tue Dec 7
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 8
52°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 9
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 28 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 4%
Fri Dec 10
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 45°F
Strong breeze: 28 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat Dec 11
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 12
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Santa Clara

About Santa Clara

The village of Santa Clara, NM in Grant County has an approximate population of 1,686. [6]

Santa Clara Solar Power

Santa Clara, NM Solar Energy

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

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