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Solar Energy in Falls City, OR

Solar Energy in Falls City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Falls City with an average of 6.85 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Falls City

Solar panels in Falls 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 Falls City

The total length of the day in Falls City, OR today (December 07, 2022) will be 8 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Falls City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Falls City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Falls City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Falls City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City

Based on historical Falls 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 Falls City. [1]

Falls City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Falls City that are always titled at the latitude of Falls City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.92 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 Falls City

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Falls City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City

Falls City, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Falls City is July with an average of 6.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.58 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Falls City (Oregon) are December with an average of 2.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.25 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Falls City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Falls City, OR, of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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: Falls City vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Falls City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:37 am
    • Sunset: 4:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 8:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Falls City

Best Months for Solar in Falls City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Falls City

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Solar Power Output in Falls City

The Power of Solar in Falls City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Falls City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City

Falls City (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4877.89 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Falls City is July with an average of 616.91 kWhac, followed by August at 594.56 kWhac and September at 521.68 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Falls City (Oregon) are December with an average of 202.4 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 213.13 kWhac and January at 237.73 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Falls City

Falls City Electricity Costs

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Falls City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Falls City, OR [5]

Wed Dec 7
40°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 60%
Thu Dec 8
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 42°F
Light breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 9
39°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 36°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 10
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 11
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 44°F
Calm: 2 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Falls City

About Falls City

The city of Falls City, OR in Polk County has an approximate population of 947. [6]

Falls City Solar Power

Falls City, OR Solar Energy

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

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