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Solar Energy in Palm Valley, TX

Solar Energy in Palm Valley

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Palm Valley with an average of 6.26 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Palm Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Palm Valley

The total length of the day in Palm Valley, TX today (May 29, 2024) will be 13 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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Palm Valley, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Palm Valley, TX

Solar Energy Data in Palm Valley, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Palm Valley, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley

Based on historical Palm Valley, 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 Palm Valley. [1]

Palm Valley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Palm Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Palm Valley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 7% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.52 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 Palm Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Palm Valley.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Palm Valley, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley

Palm Valley, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Palm Valley is October with an average of 6.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Palm Valley (Texas) are December with an average of 4.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.19 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Palm Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Palm Valley

The average monthly solar radiation level in Palm Valley, TX, of 5.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 41% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 16% 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: Palm Valley vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Palm Valley 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 Palm Valley

Sunrise / Sunset in Palm Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 29, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:37 am
    • Sunset: 8:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Palm Valley

Best Months for Solar in Palm Valley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.71 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Palm Valley

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Solar Power Output in Palm Valley

The Power of Solar in Palm Valley, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Palm Valley, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley

Palm Valley (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6126.59 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Palm Valley is October with an average of 575.3 kWhac, followed by August at 549.49 kWhac and March at 547.86 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Palm Valley (Texas) are December with an average of 459.95 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 462.21 kWhac and November at 482.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Palm Valley

Palm Valley Electricity Costs

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Palm Valley Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Palm Valley, TX [5]

Wed May 29
94°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 100°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu May 30
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 99°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri May 31
90°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 80°F
Max: 98°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 83%
Sat Jun 1
98°F
Few Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 98°F
Fresh Breeze: 24 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sun Jun 2
98°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 80°F
Max: 99°F
Strong breeze: 26 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 63%
Mon Jun 3
99°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 80°F
Max: 99°F
Fresh Breeze: 24 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 46%

More about Palm Valley

About Palm Valley

The city of Palm Valley, TX in Cameron County has an approximate population of 1,304. [6]

Palm Valley Solar Power

Palm Valley, TX Solar Energy

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

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