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Solar Energy in Tatum, NM

Solar Energy in Tatum

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Solar Panels in Tatum

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Tatum

The total length of the day in Tatum, NM today (June 05, 2020) will be 14 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Tatum, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Tatum, NM

Solar Energy Data in Tatum, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Tatum, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Tatum

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

Tatum has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Tatum that are always titled at the latitude of Tatum (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.38 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.55 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.85 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 Tatum

Solar Radiation Data in Tatum, NM

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Tatum, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Tatum

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

Solar Power Levels in Tatum

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Tatum

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:43 am
    • Sunset: 2:00 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Tatum

Best Months for Solar in Tatum

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Tatum

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

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

Solar Power Output in Tatum

The Power of Solar in Tatum, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Tatum, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Tatum

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Cost of Utilities in Tatum

Tatum Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Tatum averaged 12.47 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Tatum

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Tatum Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $5.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 43% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Tatum, NM [5]

Fri Jun 5
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sat Jun 6
89°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 93°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sun Jun 7
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 8
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 9
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 10
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Tatum

About Tatum

The town of Tatum, NM in Lea County has an approximate population of 798. [6]

Tatum Solar Power

Tatum, NM Solar Energy

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

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