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Solar Energy in Winston, OR

Solar Energy in Winston

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Winston with an average of 6.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Winston

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Winston

The total length of the day in Winston, OR today (February 07, 2023) will be 10 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Winston, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Winston, OR

Solar Energy Data in Winston, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Winston, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Winston

Based on historical Winston, 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 Winston. [1]

Winston has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Winston that are always titled at the latitude of Winston (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.02 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 Winston

Solar Radiation Data in Winston, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Winston, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Winston

Winston, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Winston is July with an average of 6.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.69 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Winston (Oregon) are December with an average of 2.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.35 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Winston

The average monthly solar radiation level in Winston, OR, of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 17% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 30% 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: Winston vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Winston

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 07, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:21 am
    • Sunset: 5:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Winston

Best Months for Solar in Winston

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Winston

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Solar Power Output in Winston

The Power of Solar in Winston, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Winston, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Winston

Winston (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5063.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Winston is July with an average of 601.38 kWhac, followed by August at 595.76 kWhac and June at 553.11 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Winston (Oregon) are December with an average of 204.72 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 225.64 kWhac and January at 266.81 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Winston

Winston Electricity Costs

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Winston Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Winston, OR [5]

Tue Feb 7
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 8
50°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 55°F
Calm: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 57%
Thu Feb 9
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 30%
Fri Feb 10
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Feb 11
45°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sun Feb 12
51°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 52°F
Calm: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 79%

More about Winston

About Winston

The city of Winston, OR in Douglas County has an approximate population of 5,379. [6]

Winston Solar Power

Winston, OR Solar Energy

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

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