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Solar Power in 97870 (Richland, OR)

Solar Energy in 97870

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Solar Panels in 97870

Solar panels in 97870 that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 97870

The total length of the day in 97870 (Richland, OR) today (April 17, 2021) will be 13 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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97870 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 97870 (Richland, OR)

Solar Energy Data for 97870

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 97870

Solar Radiation Data in 97870

Based on historical 97870 data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in 97870. [1]

The region associated with 97870 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 20% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 97870 that are always titled at the latitude of Richland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.27 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.36 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 97870

Solar Radiation Data in 97870

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 97870

Solar Radiation Data in 97870

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Solar Power Comparison: 97870 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 97870

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Solar Power: 97870 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 97870 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 97870

Sunrise / Sunset in 97870

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 17, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:59 pm
    • Sunset: 2:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:38
Solar Energy Statistics for 97870

Best Months for Solar in 97870

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.66 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 97870

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 97870 at this current time.

However, 97870 is in Baker County and Baker County (OR) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 97870

The Power of Solar in 97870

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 97870. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 97870. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 97870

Solar Radiation Data in 97870

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Weather Forecast for 97870 [5]

Fri Apr 16
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 17
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Apr 18
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Apr 19
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 9%
Tue Apr 20
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 61°F
Calm: 2 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 21
57°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 90%

More about 97870

About 97870

The ZIP code 97870 is associated with the city of Richland in Baker County in Oregon.

97870 Solar Power

97870 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 97870, or for more solar-related resources for OR, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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