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Solar Power in 85262 (Scottsdale, AZ)

Solar Energy in 85262

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in 85262 with an average of 7.54 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 85262

Solar panels in 85262 that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 85262

The total length of the day in 85262 (Scottsdale, AZ) today (February 16, 2019) will be 11 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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85262 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 85262 (Scottsdale, AZ)

Solar Energy Data for 85262

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 85262.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 85262

Solar Radiation Data in 85262

Based on historical 85262 data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in 85262. [1]

The region associated with 85262 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 85262 that are always titled at the latitude of Scottsdale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.63 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 85262

Solar Radiation Data in 85262

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 85262.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 85262

Solar Radiation Data in 85262

The region associated with 85262 has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 85262 is April with an average of 7.54 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.52 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 85262 are December with an average of 4.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.1 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 85262 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 85262

The average monthly solar radiation level in 85262, of 6.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 76% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 1% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 85262 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 85262 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 85262

Sunrise / Sunset in 85262

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 16, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:08 am
    • Sunset: 6:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:04
Solar Energy Statistics for 85262

Best Months for Solar in 85262

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.45 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 85262

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 85262 at this current time.

However, 85262 is in Maricopa County and Maricopa County (AZ) has at least 57,533 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 85262

The Power of Solar in 85262

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 85262. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 85262. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 85262

Solar Radiation Data in 85262

85262 has a average annual solar AC output value of 7159.88 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 85262 is May with an average of 686.26 kWhac, followed by April at 674.37 kWhac and August at 644.38 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 85262 are December with an average of 477.95 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 493.44 kWhac and November at 515.36 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 85262

Solar Energy Contractors in 85262

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 85262.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 85262

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 85262.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 85262

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 85262.

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Weather Forecast for 85262 [5]

Sat Feb 16
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Feb 17
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 24%
Mon Feb 18
39°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Feb 19
38°F
Light Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 1 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 23%
Wed Feb 20
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 13°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Feb 21
33°F
Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 85262

About 85262

The ZIP code 85262 is associated with the city of Scottsdale in Maricopa County in Arizona.

85262 Solar Power

85262 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 85262, or for more solar-related resources for AZ, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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