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Solar Energy in Wheeler, OR

Solar Energy in Wheeler

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Wheeler with an average of 5.1 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Wheeler

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wheeler

The total length of the day in Wheeler, OR today (August 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

Wheeler, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wheeler, OR

Solar Energy Data in Wheeler, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wheeler, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Wheeler

Based on historical Wheeler, 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 Wheeler. [1]

Wheeler has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Wheeler that are always titled at the latitude of Wheeler (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 3.92 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.42 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.2 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 Wheeler

Solar Radiation Data in Wheeler, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wheeler, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Wheeler

Wheeler, 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 Wheeler is July with an average of 5.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.94 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 Wheeler (Oregon) are January with an average of 1.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 1.96 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Wheeler

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wheeler, 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 (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 Wheeler 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 Wheeler

Sunrise / Sunset in Wheeler

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:26 am
    • Sunset: 8:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Wheeler

Best Months for Solar in Wheeler

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wheeler

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

However, Wheeler is in Tillamook County and Tillamook County has at least 9 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Wheeler

The Power of Solar in Wheeler, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wheeler, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Wheeler

Wheeler (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4316.52 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Wheeler is July with an average of 503.09 kWhac, followed by June at 475.28 kWhac and May at 471.13 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Wheeler (Oregon) are January with an average of 188.24 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 200.69 kWhac and November at 208.46 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Wheeler

Wheeler Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wheeler 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]

Solar Power Poll: Wheeler

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Wheeler 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 Wheeler

Solar Energy Contractors in Wheeler

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Wheeler

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Wheeler

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

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Weather Forecast for Wheeler, OR [5]

Tue Aug 22
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Aug 23
72°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Aug 24
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Aug 25
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 68°F
: 3 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 26
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 27
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Wheeler

About Wheeler

The city of Wheeler, OR in Tillamook County has an approximate population of 414. [6]

Wheeler Solar Power

Wheeler, OR Solar Energy

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

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