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Solar Energy in Stayton, OR

Solar Energy in Stayton

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

Solar Panels in Stayton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Stayton

The total length of the day in Stayton, OR today (September 19, 2017) will be 12 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

Stayton, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Stayton, OR

Solar Energy Data in Stayton, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Stayton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Stayton

Based on historical Stayton, 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 Stayton. [1]

Stayton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Stayton that are always titled at the latitude of Stayton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.85 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 Stayton

Solar Radiation Data in Stayton, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Stayton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Stayton

Stayton, 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 Stayton 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 Stayton (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: Stayton vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Stayton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Stayton, 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 Stayton 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 Stayton

Sunrise / Sunset in Stayton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:55 am
    • Sunset: 7:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Stayton

Best Months for Solar in Stayton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Stayton

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

However, Stayton is in Marion County and Marion County has at least 178 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Stayton

The Power of Solar in Stayton, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Stayton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Stayton

Stayton (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4804.59 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Stayton is July with an average of 595.57 kWhac, followed by August at 575.2 kWhac and September at 529.42 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Stayton (Oregon) are January with an average of 167.14 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 201.34 kWhac and November at 217.12 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Stayton

Stayton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Stayton averaged 10.97 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Stayton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $14.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Stayton

Solar Energy Contractors in Stayton

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Stayton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Stayton

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

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Weather Forecast for Stayton, OR [5]

Mon Sep 18
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Sep 19
57°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 57°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 76%
Wed Sep 20
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Sep 21
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Sep 22
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Sep 23
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about Stayton

About Stayton

The city of Stayton, OR in Marion County has an approximate population of 7,644. [6]

Stayton Solar Power

Stayton, OR Solar Energy

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

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