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Solar Energy in Amador City, CA

Solar Energy in Amador City

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Amador City with an average of 7.6 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Amador City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Amador City

The total length of the day in Amador City, CA today (January 23, 2022) will be 10 hours and 1 minutes. [More]

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Amador City, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Amador City, CA

Solar Energy Data in Amador City, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Amador City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Amador City

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

Amador City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Amador City that are always titled at the latitude of Amador City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.08 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Amador City

Solar Radiation Data in Amador City, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Amador City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Amador City

Amador City, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Amador City is August with an average of 7.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 7.35 kWh/m2/day and September at 7.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Amador City (California) are January with an average of 3.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Amador City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Amador City, CA, of 5.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 58% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 11% 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: Amador City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Amador 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for Amador City

Sunrise / Sunset in Amador City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:1
Solar Energy Statistics for Amador City

Best Months for Solar in Amador City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Amador City

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

Solar Power Output in Amador City

The Power of Solar in Amador City, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Amador City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Amador City

Amador City (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6413.05 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Amador City is August with an average of 669.92 kWhac, followed by July at 653.26 kWhac and September at 626.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Amador City (California) are January with an average of 354.73 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 364.55 kWhac and December at 369.94 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Amador City

Amador City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Amador City averaged 22.00 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 56% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Amador City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $18.49 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Amador City, CA [5]

Sun Jan 23
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jan 24
58°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 25%
Tue Jan 25
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 26
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jan 27
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 28
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 10%

More about Amador City

About Amador City

The city of Amador City, CA in Amador County has an approximate population of 185. [6]

Amador City Solar Power

Amador City, CA Solar Energy

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

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