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Solar Power in 97370 (Philomath, OR)

Solar Energy in 97370

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 97370 with an average of 6.89 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 97370

Solar panels in 97370 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 97370

The total length of the day in 97370 (Philomath, OR) today (December 07, 2021) will be 8 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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97370 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 97370 (Philomath, OR)

Solar Energy Data for 97370

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 97370.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 97370

Solar Radiation Data in 97370

Based on historical 97370 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 97370. [1]

The region associated with 97370 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 97370 that are always titled at the latitude of Philomath (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.31 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.95 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 97370

Solar Radiation Data in 97370

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 97370.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 97370

Solar Radiation Data in 97370

The region associated with 97370 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 97370 is July with an average of 6.89 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.63 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 97370 are December with an average of 1.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.03 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 97370 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 97370

The average monthly solar radiation level in 97370, of 4.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 18% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 97370 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 97370 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 97370

Sunrise / Sunset in 97370

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:36 am
    • Sunset: 4:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 8:57
Solar Energy Statistics for 97370

Best Months for Solar in 97370

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 97370

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Solar Power Output in 97370

The Power of Solar in 97370

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 97370. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 97370. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 97370

Solar Radiation Data in 97370

97370 has a average annual solar AC output value of 4967.52 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 97370 is July with an average of 635.95 kWhac, followed by August at 612.57 kWhac and September at 541.2 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 97370 are December with an average of 192.52 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 202.88 kWhac and November at 241.28 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 97370 [5]

Tue Dec 7
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 95%
Wed Dec 8
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 9
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 10
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 11
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
37°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 97370

About 97370

The ZIP code 97370 is associated with the city of Philomath in Benton County in Oregon.

97370 Solar Power

97370 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 97370, or for more solar-related resources for OR, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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