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Solar Energy in Clatskanie, OR

Solar Energy in Clatskanie

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Clatskanie with an average of 5.09 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Clatskanie

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Clatskanie

The total length of the day in Clatskanie, OR today (December 12, 2018) will be 08 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Clatskanie, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Clatskanie, OR

Solar Energy Data in Clatskanie, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Clatskanie, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Clatskanie

Based on historical Clatskanie, OR data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Clatskanie. [1]

Clatskanie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Clatskanie that are always titled at the latitude of Clatskanie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 3.89 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.26 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 Clatskanie

Solar Radiation Data in Clatskanie, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Clatskanie, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Clatskanie

Clatskanie, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Clatskanie is July with an average of 5.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.92 kWh/m2/day and September at 4.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Clatskanie (Oregon) are January with an average of 1.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 1.96 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Clatskanie

The average monthly solar radiation level in Clatskanie, OR, of 3.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 2% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 45% 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 Clatskanie 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 Clatskanie

Sunrise / Sunset in Clatskanie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:46 am
    • Sunset: 5:27 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 08:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Clatskanie

Best Months for Solar in Clatskanie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Clatskanie

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

However, Clatskanie is in Columbia County and Columbia County has at least 32 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Clatskanie

The Power of Solar in Clatskanie, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Clatskanie, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Clatskanie

Clatskanie (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4312.32 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Clatskanie is July with an average of 501.81 kWhac, followed by June at 473.96 kWhac and May at 470.04 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Clatskanie (Oregon) are January with an average of 188.49 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 201.07 kWhac and November at 208.7 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Clatskanie

Clatskanie Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Clatskanie averaged 11.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Clatskanie Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $14.07 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 19% less 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 Clatskanie

Solar Energy Contractors in Clatskanie

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Clatskanie, OR.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Clatskanie

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Clatskanie, OR.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Clatskanie

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Clatskanie, OR.

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Weather Forecast for Clatskanie, OR [5]

Wed Dec 12
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Dec 13
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Dec 14
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Dec 15
50°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 85%
Sun Dec 16
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 96%
Mon Dec 17
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Clatskanie

About Clatskanie

The city of Clatskanie, OR in Columbia County has an approximate population of 1,737. [6]

Clatskanie Solar Power

Clatskanie, OR Solar Energy

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

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