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Solar Energy in Lincoln City, OR

Solar Energy in Lincoln City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Lincoln City with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lincoln City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lincoln City

The total length of the day in Lincoln City, OR today (November 17, 2017) will be 09 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

Lincoln City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lincoln City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Lincoln City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lincoln City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lincoln City

Based on historical Lincoln City, 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 Lincoln City. [1]

Lincoln City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lincoln City that are always titled at the latitude of Lincoln City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.17 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.62 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.56 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 Lincoln City

Solar Radiation Data in Lincoln City, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Lincoln City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lincoln City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lincoln City

Lincoln City, 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 Lincoln City is July with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.12 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 Lincoln City (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 2.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Lincoln City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Lincoln City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lincoln City, 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 Lincoln City 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 Lincoln City

Sunrise / Sunset in Lincoln City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:17 am
    • Sunset: 5:44 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Lincoln City

Best Months for Solar in Lincoln City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lincoln City

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

However, Lincoln City is in Lincoln County and Lincoln County has at least 25 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lincoln City

The Power of Solar in Lincoln City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lincoln City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lincoln City

Lincoln City (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4803.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lincoln City is July with an average of 595.12 kWhac, followed by August at 574.92 kWhac and September at 529.37 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lincoln City (Oregon) are January with an average of 167.17 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 201.44 kWhac and November at 217.19 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lincoln City

Lincoln City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lincoln City averaged 10.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Lincoln City

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Lincoln City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $16.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lincoln City

Solar Energy Contractors in Lincoln City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lincoln City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lincoln City

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

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Weather Forecast for Lincoln City, OR [5]

Fri Nov 17
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 51°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Nov 18
50°F
Few Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Nov 19
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 54°F
Storm: 28 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Nov 20
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 63%
Tue Nov 21
54°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 54°F
: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 85%
Wed Nov 22
50°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 51°F
Severe Gale: 23 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 83%

More about Lincoln City

About Lincoln City

The city of Lincoln City, OR in Lincoln County has an approximate population of 7,930. [6]

Lincoln City Solar Power

Lincoln City, OR Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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