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Solar Energy in Nogales, AZ

Solar Energy in Nogales

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Nogales with an average of 7.51 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Nogales

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Nogales

The total length of the day in Nogales, AZ today (December 15, 2018) will be 10 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Nogales, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Nogales, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Nogales, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Nogales, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales

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

Nogales has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Nogales that are always titled at the latitude of Nogales (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.6 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 Nogales

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Nogales, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales

Nogales, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Nogales is April with an average of 7.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.32 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Nogales (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.24 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.66 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Nogales

The average monthly solar radiation level in Nogales, AZ, of 6.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 77% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 0% 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: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Nogales

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 15, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:16 am
    • Sunset: 5:23 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Nogales

Best Months for Solar in Nogales

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (9.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (8.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Nogales

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Nogales, AZ at this current time.

However, Nogales is in Santa Cruz County and Santa Cruz County has at least 280 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Nogales

The Power of Solar in Nogales, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Nogales, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Nogales

Nogales (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7311.24 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Nogales is April with an average of 684.29 kWhac, followed by March at 673.12 kWhac and May at 673.11 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Nogales (Arizona) are December with an average of 516.35 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 528.22 kWhac and January at 554.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Nogales

Nogales Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Nogales averaged 12.91 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Nogales Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $20.97 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Nogales

Solar Energy Contractors in Nogales

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Nogales, AZ.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Nogales

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Nogales, AZ.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Nogales

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Nogales, AZ.

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Weather Forecast for Nogales, AZ [5]

Sat Dec 15
47°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sun Dec 16
55°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 80%
Mon Dec 17
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 18
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Nogales

About Nogales

The city of Nogales, AZ in Santa Cruz County has an approximate population of 20,837. [6]

Nogales Solar Power

Nogales, AZ Solar Energy

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

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