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Solar Energy in Sumpter, OR

Solar Energy in Sumpter

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

Solar Panels in Sumpter

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sumpter

The total length of the day in Sumpter, OR today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

Sumpter, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sumpter, OR

Solar Energy Data in Sumpter, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sumpter, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Sumpter

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

Sumpter has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sumpter that are always titled at the latitude of Sumpter (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.08 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.26 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.48 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 Sumpter

Solar Radiation Data in Sumpter, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sumpter, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Sumpter

Sumpter, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Sumpter is July with an average of 7 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.63 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sumpter (Oregon) are December with an average of 2.14 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.22 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Sumpter

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sumpter, OR, of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Sumpter 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 Sumpter

Sunrise / Sunset in Sumpter

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:02 am
    • Sunset: 7:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Sumpter

Best Months for Solar in Sumpter

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.51 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sumpter

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

However, Sumpter is in Baker County and Baker County has at least 12 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Sumpter

The Power of Solar in Sumpter, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sumpter, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Sumpter

Sumpter (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5479.19 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sumpter is July with an average of 647.45 kWhac, followed by August at 621.83 kWhac and June at 583.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sumpter (Oregon) are December with an average of 223.58 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 232.77 kWhac and November at 254.23 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sumpter

Sumpter Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sumpter averaged 10.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Sumpter Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $12.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sumpter

Solar Energy Contractors in Sumpter

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sumpter

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sumpter

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

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Weather Forecast for Sumpter, OR [5]

Sat Aug 19
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 20
69°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Aug 21
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 1 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Aug 24
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 2 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 27%

More about Sumpter

About Sumpter

The city of Sumpter, OR in Baker County has an approximate population of 204. [6]

Sumpter Solar Power

Sumpter, OR Solar Energy

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

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