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Solar Energy in Island City, OR

Solar Energy in Island City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Island City with an average of 7.24 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Island City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Island City

The total length of the day in Island City, OR today (June 27, 2022) will be 15 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Island City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Island City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Island City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Island City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Island City

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

Island City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 16% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Island City that are always titled at the latitude of Island City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% less than the average monthly DNI of 4.88 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 Island City

Solar Radiation Data in Island City, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Island City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Island City

Island City, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Island City is July with an average of 7.24 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.99 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Island City (Oregon) are December with an average of 1.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.36 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Island City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Island City, OR, of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: Island City vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Island City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:06 am
    • Sunset: 8:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Island City

Best Months for Solar in Island City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (7.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Island City

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Solar Power Output in Island City

The Power of Solar in Island City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Island City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Island City

Island City (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5495.25 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Island City is July with an average of 659.12 kWhac, followed by August at 639.73 kWhac and June at 579.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Island City (Oregon) are December with an average of 191.29 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 242.95 kWhac and November at 277.19 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Island City

Island City Electricity Costs

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Island City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Island City, OR [5]

Mon Jun 27
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 28
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 29
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 29%
Thu Jun 30
70°F
Few Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Jul 1
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sat Jul 2
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Island City

About Island City

The city of Island City, OR in Union County has an approximate population of 989. [6]

Island City Solar Power

Island City, OR Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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