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Solar Energy in Bay City, OR

Solar Energy in Bay City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Bay City with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bay City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bay City

The total length of the day in Bay City, OR today (June 27, 2022) will be 15 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Bay City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bay City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Bay City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bay City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Bay City

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

Bay City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.48 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bay City that are always titled at the latitude of Bay City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.31 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 Bay City

Solar Radiation Data in Bay City, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Bay City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bay City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Bay City

Bay City, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bay City is July with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bay City (Oregon) are December with an average of 1.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.71 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Bay City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Bay City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bay City, OR, of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 1% less than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 41% 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: Bay City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Bay City 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 Bay City

Sunrise / Sunset in Bay City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:28 am
    • Sunset: 9:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Bay City

Best Months for Solar in Bay City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bay City

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Solar Power Output in Bay City

The Power of Solar in Bay City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bay City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Bay City

Bay City (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4397.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bay City is July with an average of 584.52 kWhac, followed by August at 535.21 kWhac and May at 484.27 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bay City (Oregon) are December with an average of 142.08 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 173.89 kWhac and November at 222.8 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bay City

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Bay City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Bay City, OR [5]

Mon Jun 27
67°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 54%
Tue Jun 28
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 89%
Wed Jun 29
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 67%
Thu Jun 30
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 74%
Fri Jul 1
64°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 13%
Sat Jul 2
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Bay City

About Bay City

The city of Bay City, OR in Tillamook County has an approximate population of 1,286. [6]

Bay City Solar Power

Bay City, OR Solar Energy

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

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