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Solar Energy in Philomath, OR

Solar Energy in Philomath

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Solar Panels in Philomath

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Philomath

The total length of the day in Philomath, OR today (July 04, 2020) will be 15 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Philomath, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Philomath, OR

Solar Energy Data in Philomath, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Philomath, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Philomath

Based on historical Philomath, 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 Philomath. [1]

Philomath has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Philomath that are always titled at the latitude of Philomath (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.31 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.95 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 Philomath

Solar Radiation Data in Philomath, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Philomath, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Philomath

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

Solar Power Levels in Philomath

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Philomath

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:35 pm
    • Sunset: 4:01 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Philomath

Best Months for Solar in Philomath

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Philomath

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Philomath, OR at this current time.

However, Philomath is in Benton County and Benton County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Philomath

The Power of Solar in Philomath, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Philomath, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Philomath

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Cost of Utilities in Philomath

Philomath Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Philomath averaged 11.02 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Philomath Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $10.01 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Philomath, OR [5]

Fri Jul 3
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Jul 4
67°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 77%
Sun Jul 5
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 73°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 4%
Mon Jul 6
70°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Jul 7
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 95%
Wed Jul 8
68°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 68°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 79%

More about Philomath

About Philomath

The city of Philomath, OR in Benton County has an approximate population of 4,584. [6]

Philomath Solar Power

Philomath, OR Solar Energy

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

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