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Solar Energy in Winnemucca, NV

Solar Energy in Winnemucca

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Winnemucca with an average of 7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Winnemucca

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Winnemucca

The total length of the day in Winnemucca, NV today (July 25, 2017) will be 14 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

Winnemucca, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Winnemucca, NV

Solar Energy Data in Winnemucca, NV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Winnemucca, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Winnemucca

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

Winnemucca has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Winnemucca that are always titled at the latitude of Winnemucca (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.96 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.56 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 Winnemucca

Solar Radiation Data in Winnemucca, NV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Winnemucca, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Winnemucca

Winnemucca, NV has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Winnemucca is August with an average of 7 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.92 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Winnemucca (Nevada) are December with an average of 3.53 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Winnemucca

The average monthly solar radiation level in Winnemucca, NV, of 5.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 47% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% 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 Winnemucca 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 Winnemucca

Sunrise / Sunset in Winnemucca

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:42 am
    • Sunset: 8:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Winnemucca

Best Months for Solar in Winnemucca

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.96 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Winnemucca

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

However, Winnemucca is in Humboldt County and Humboldt County has at least 42 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Winnemucca

The Power of Solar in Winnemucca, NV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Winnemucca, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Winnemucca

Winnemucca (NV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6293.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Winnemucca is August with an average of 647.66 kWhac, followed by July at 632.15 kWhac and September at 625.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Winnemucca (Nevada) are December with an average of 366.92 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 388.97 kWhac and January at 391.96 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Winnemucca

Winnemucca Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Winnemucca averaged 12.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Winnemucca Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $8.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Winnemucca

Solar Energy Contractors in Winnemucca

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Winnemucca, NV.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Winnemucca

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Winnemucca, NV.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Winnemucca

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Winnemucca, NV.

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Weather Forecast for Winnemucca, NV [5]

Tue Jul 25
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Jul 26
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Jul 27
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 28
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 95°F
: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 29
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sun Jul 30
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Winnemucca

About Winnemucca

The city of Winnemucca, NV in Humboldt County has an approximate population of 7,396. [6]

Winnemucca Solar Power

Winnemucca, NV Solar Energy

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

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