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Solar Energy in Olney, TX

Solar Energy in Olney

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Olney with an average of 6.37 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Olney

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Olney

The total length of the day in Olney, TX today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Olney, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Olney, TX

Solar Energy Data in Olney, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Olney, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Olney

Based on historical Olney, TX data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Olney. [1]

Olney has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Olney that are always titled at the latitude of Olney (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.65 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.59 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 Olney

Solar Radiation Data in Olney, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Olney, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Olney

Olney, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Olney is August with an average of 6.37 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.34 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Olney (Texas) are December with an average of 4.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by February with an average of 5.26 kWh/m2/day and January at 5.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Olney

The average monthly solar radiation level in Olney, TX, of 5.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 49% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 12% 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: Olney vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Olney

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:53 am
    • Sunset: 8:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Olney

Best Months for Solar in Olney

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Olney

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Solar Power Output in Olney

The Power of Solar in Olney, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Olney, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Olney

Olney (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6502.3 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Olney is April with an average of 574.43 kWhac, followed by August at 572.57 kWhac and March at 571.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Olney (Texas) are February with an average of 462.83 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 480.34 kWhac and November at 517.38 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Olney

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Weather Forecast for Olney, TX [5]

Tue Aug 9
97°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 98°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 95%
Wed Aug 10
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 88%
Thu Aug 11
96°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 30%
Fri Aug 12
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sat Aug 13
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 100°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Aug 14
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 102°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Olney

About Olney

The city of Olney, TX in Young County has an approximate population of 3,285. [6]

Olney Solar Power

Olney, TX Solar Energy

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

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