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Solar Energy in Tucumcari, NM

Solar Energy in Tucumcari

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Solar Panels in Tucumcari

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Tucumcari

The total length of the day in Tucumcari, NM today (July 25, 2021) will be 14 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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Tucumcari, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Tucumcari, NM

Solar Energy Data in Tucumcari, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Tucumcari, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Tucumcari

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

Tucumcari has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.48 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Tucumcari that are always titled at the latitude of Tucumcari (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.96 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 Tucumcari

Solar Radiation Data in Tucumcari, NM

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Tucumcari, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Tucumcari

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

Solar Power Levels in Tucumcari

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Tucumcari

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:59 am
    • Sunset: 2:03 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Tucumcari

Best Months for Solar in Tucumcari

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (7.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Tucumcari

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

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

Solar Power Output in Tucumcari

The Power of Solar in Tucumcari, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Tucumcari, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Tucumcari

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Cost of Utilities in Tucumcari

Tucumcari Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Tucumcari averaged 13.09 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2021, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.76¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Tucumcari Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $9.48 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 22% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Tucumcari, NM [5]

Sun Jul 25
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 39%
Mon Jul 26
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 95°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 91%
Tue Jul 27
92°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 66%
Wed Jul 28
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 98°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jul 29
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 13%
Fri Jul 30
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Tucumcari

About Tucumcari

The city of Tucumcari, NM in Quay County has an approximate population of 5,363. [6]

Tucumcari Solar Power

Tucumcari, NM Solar Energy

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

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