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Solar Energy in Rivergrove, OR

Solar Energy in Rivergrove

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Rivergrove with an average of 6.4 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Rivergrove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rivergrove

The total length of the day in Rivergrove, OR today (October 02, 2022) will be 11 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Rivergrove, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rivergrove, OR

Solar Energy Data in Rivergrove, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rivergrove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Rivergrove

Based on historical Rivergrove, 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 Rivergrove. [1]

Rivergrove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rivergrove that are always titled at the latitude of Rivergrove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.5 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 Rivergrove

Solar Radiation Data in Rivergrove, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rivergrove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Rivergrove

Rivergrove, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Rivergrove is July with an average of 6.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.11 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rivergrove (Oregon) are December with an average of 1.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.88 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Rivergrove

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rivergrove, OR, of 4.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 4% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 38% 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: Rivergrove vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rivergrove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 02, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:10 am
    • Sunset: 6:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Rivergrove

Best Months for Solar in Rivergrove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.64 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rivergrove

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Solar Power Output in Rivergrove

The Power of Solar in Rivergrove, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rivergrove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Rivergrove

Rivergrove (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4555.86 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rivergrove is July with an average of 583.41 kWhac, followed by August at 556.78 kWhac and September at 490.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rivergrove (Oregon) are December with an average of 185.51 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 189.93 kWhac and November at 215.79 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rivergrove

Rivergrove Electricity Costs

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Rivergrove Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Rivergrove, OR [5]

Sun Oct 2
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Oct 3
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 84°F
Calm: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 56%
Tue Oct 4
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 63%
Wed Oct 5
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Oct 6
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Oct 7
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Rivergrove

About Rivergrove

The city of Rivergrove, OR in Clackamas County has an approximate population of 289. [6]

Rivergrove Solar Power

Rivergrove, OR Solar Energy

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

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