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Solar Energy in Tombstone, AZ

Solar Energy in Tombstone

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Tombstone with an average of 7.5 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Tombstone

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Tombstone

The total length of the day in Tombstone, AZ today (December 11, 2017) will be 10 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

Tombstone, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Tombstone, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Tombstone, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Tombstone, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Tombstone

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

Tombstone has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Tombstone that are always titled at the latitude of Tombstone (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.7 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Tombstone

Solar Radiation Data in Tombstone, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Tombstone, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Tombstone

Tombstone, 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 Tombstone is April with an average of 7.5 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.3 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Tombstone (Arizona) are December with an average of 5.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Tombstone

The average monthly solar radiation level in Tombstone, 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 Tombstone 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Tombstone

Sunrise / Sunset in Tombstone

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:10 pm
    • Sunset: 12:17 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Tombstone

Best Months for Solar in Tombstone

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (9.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (8.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Tombstone

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

However, Tombstone is in Cochise County and Cochise County has at least 1,449 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Tombstone

The Power of Solar in Tombstone, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Tombstone, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Tombstone

Tombstone (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7311.47 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Tombstone is April with an average of 683.63 kWhac, followed by March at 673.41 kWhac and May at 671.59 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Tombstone (Arizona) are December with an average of 517.85 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 529.11 kWhac and January at 556.34 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Tombstone

Tombstone Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Tombstone averaged 13.04 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Tombstone Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $22.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 30% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Tombstone

Solar Energy Contractors in Tombstone

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Tombstone

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Tombstone

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

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Weather Forecast for Tombstone, AZ [5]

Sun Dec 10
48°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Dec 11
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Dec 12
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 56°F
: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Tombstone

About Tombstone

The city of Tombstone, AZ in Cochise County has an approximate population of 1,380. [6]

Tombstone Solar Power

Tombstone, AZ Solar Energy

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

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