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Solar Energy in Tatum, NM

Solar Energy in Tatum

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

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 (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 3 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]

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

Tatum, NM has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Tatum is March with an average of 7.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 7.03 kWh/m2/day and May at 6.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Tatum (New Mexico) are December with an average of 5.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Tatum

The average monthly solar radiation level in Tatum, NM, of 6.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 66% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 1% 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: Tatum 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 May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:48 am
    • Sunset: 7:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:3
Solar Energy Statistics for Tatum

Best Months for Solar in Tatum

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation March (7.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • 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

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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

Tatum (NM) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7241.19 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Tatum is March with an average of 678.31 kWhac, followed by May at 642.87 kWhac and April at 638.7 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Tatum (New Mexico) are December with an average of 557.81 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 570.28 kWhac and June at 579.52 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Tatum

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Weather Forecast for Tatum, NM [5]

Mon May 23
70°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 76°F
High wind, near gale: 31 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 77%
Tue May 24
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 79°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 75%
Wed May 25
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu May 26
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri May 27
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 97°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 28
95°F
Few Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 98°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 6%
Cloud cover: 18%

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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