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Solar Energy in Vaughn, NM

Solar Energy in Vaughn

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Vaughn with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Vaughn

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Vaughn

The total length of the day in Vaughn, NM today (October 02, 2022) will be 11 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Vaughn, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Vaughn, NM

Solar Energy Data in Vaughn, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Vaughn, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn

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

Vaughn has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Vaughn that are always titled at the latitude of Vaughn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.42 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.35 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 Vaughn

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn, NM

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Vaughn, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn

Vaughn, NM has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Vaughn is April with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 6.97 kWh/m2/day and March at 6.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Vaughn (New Mexico) are December with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Vaughn

The average monthly solar radiation level in Vaughn, NM, of 6.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 67% 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: Vaughn vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Vaughn

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 02, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:56 am
    • Sunset: 6:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Vaughn

Best Months for Solar in Vaughn

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (8.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Vaughn

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Solar Power Output in Vaughn

The Power of Solar in Vaughn, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Vaughn, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn

Vaughn (NM) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7374.26 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Vaughn is April with an average of 672.97 kWhac, followed by March at 667.15 kWhac and May at 657.6 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Vaughn (New Mexico) are February with an average of 574.94 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 575.08 kWhac and July at 584.6 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Vaughn

Vaughn Electricity Costs

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Vaughn Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Vaughn, NM [5]

Sun Oct 2
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 73°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Oct 3
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 65%
Tue Oct 4
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 91%
Wed Oct 5
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 6
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 87%
Fri Oct 7
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 58%

More about Vaughn

About Vaughn

The town of Vaughn, NM in Guadalupe County has an approximate population of 446. [6]

Vaughn Solar Power

Vaughn, NM Solar Energy

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

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