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Solar Power in 97116 (Forest Grove, OR)

Solar Energy in 97116

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 97116 with an average of 6.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 97116

Solar panels in 97116 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 97116

The total length of the day in 97116 (Forest Grove, OR) today (June 14, 2024) will be 15 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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97116 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 97116 (Forest Grove, OR)

Solar Energy Data for 97116

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 97116.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 97116

Solar Radiation Data in 97116

Based on historical 97116 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 97116. [1]

The region associated with 97116 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 97116 that are always titled at the latitude of Forest Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.54 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 97116

Solar Radiation Data in 97116

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 97116.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 97116

Solar Radiation Data in 97116

The region associated with 97116 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 97116 is July with an average of 6.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.43 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 97116 are December with an average of 1.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.08 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 97116 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 97116

The average monthly solar radiation level in 97116, of 4.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 9% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 35% 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: 97116 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 97116 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 97116

Sunrise / Sunset in 97116

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 14, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:21 am
    • Sunset: 9:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:44
Solar Energy Statistics for 97116

Best Months for Solar in 97116

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.57 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 97116

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 97116 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 97116

The Power of Solar in 97116

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 97116. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 97116. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 97116

Solar Radiation Data in 97116

97116 has a average annual solar AC output value of 4745.35 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 97116 is July with an average of 601.27 kWhac, followed by August at 580.49 kWhac and September at 507.33 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 97116 are December with an average of 179.18 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 200.13 kWhac and January at 218.24 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 97116 [5]

Fri Jun 14
64°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jun 15
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 65%
Sun Jun 16
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 84%
Mon Jun 17
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jun 18
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 19
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about 97116

About 97116

The ZIP code 97116 is associated with the city of Forest Grove in Washington County in Oregon.

97116 Solar Power

97116 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 97116, or for more solar-related resources for OR, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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