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Solar Energy in Carlton, OR

Solar Energy in Carlton

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Carlton with an average of 6.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Carlton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Carlton

The total length of the day in Carlton, OR today (February 07, 2023) will be 10 hours and 3 minutes. [More]

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Carlton, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Carlton, OR

Solar Energy Data in Carlton, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Carlton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Carlton

Based on historical Carlton, 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 Carlton. [1]

Carlton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Carlton that are always titled at the latitude of Carlton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.75 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 Carlton

Solar Radiation Data in Carlton, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Carlton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Carlton

Carlton, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Carlton is July with an average of 6.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.5 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Carlton (Oregon) are December with an average of 1.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.07 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Carlton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Carlton, OR, of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 11% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 34% 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: Carlton vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Carlton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 07, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:25 am
    • Sunset: 5:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:3
Solar Energy Statistics for Carlton

Best Months for Solar in Carlton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Carlton

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Solar Power Output in Carlton

The Power of Solar in Carlton, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Carlton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Carlton

Carlton (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4855.97 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Carlton is July with an average of 617.66 kWhac, followed by August at 586.64 kWhac and May at 527.72 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Carlton (Oregon) are December with an average of 200.56 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 202.09 kWhac and January at 205.95 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Carlton

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Carlton Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Carlton, OR [5]

Tue Feb 7
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 8
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Feb 9
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 21%
Fri Feb 10
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sat Feb 11
48°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 48°F
Calm: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 72%
Sun Feb 12
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Carlton

About Carlton

The city of Carlton, OR in Yamhill County has an approximate population of 2,007. [6]

Carlton Solar Power

Carlton, OR Solar Energy

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

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