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Solar Energy in Dayton, OR

Solar Energy in Dayton

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Dayton with an average of 6.26 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dayton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dayton

The total length of the day in Dayton, OR today (December 16, 2018) will be 08 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Dayton, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dayton, OR

Solar Energy Data in Dayton, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dayton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Dayton

Based on historical Dayton, 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 Dayton. [1]

Dayton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dayton that are always titled at the latitude of Dayton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.77 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 Dayton

Solar Radiation Data in Dayton, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dayton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Dayton

Dayton, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dayton is July with an average of 6.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.11 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dayton (Oregon) are January with an average of 1.61 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 1.96 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Dayton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dayton, OR, of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 37% 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 Dayton 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 Dayton

Sunrise / Sunset in Dayton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 16, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:45 am
    • Sunset: 5:30 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 08:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Dayton

Best Months for Solar in Dayton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.79 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dayton

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

However, Dayton is in Yamhill County and Yamhill County has at least 50 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dayton

The Power of Solar in Dayton, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dayton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Dayton

Dayton (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4798.83 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dayton is July with an average of 593.82 kWhac, followed by August at 574.08 kWhac and September at 529.21 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dayton (Oregon) are January with an average of 167.29 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 201.72 kWhac and November at 217.38 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dayton

Dayton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dayton 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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Dayton 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 Dayton

Solar Energy Contractors in Dayton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dayton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dayton

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

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Weather Forecast for Dayton, OR [5]

Sat Dec 15
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 44°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Dec 16
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Dec 17
50°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue Dec 18
54°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 54°F
Gale: 18 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Dec 19
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 42%
Thu Dec 20
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about Dayton

About Dayton

The city of Dayton, OR in Yamhill County has an approximate population of 2,534. [6]

Dayton Solar Power

Dayton, OR Solar Energy

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

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