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Solar Energy in California City, CA

Solar Energy in California City

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in California City with an average of 7.65 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in California City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in California City

The total length of the day in California City, CA today (April 18, 2024) will be 13 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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California City, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in California City, CA

Solar Energy Data in California City, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for California City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in California City

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

California City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 29% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 8.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in California City that are always titled at the latitude of California City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.9 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% less than the average monthly DNI of 8.32 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 California City

Solar Radiation Data in California City, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for California City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in California City

California City, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in California City is September with an average of 7.65 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 7.49 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in California City (California) are December with an average of 5.49 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in California City

The average monthly solar radiation level in California City, CA, of 6.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 75% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 4% greater than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: California City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average California 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 California City

Sunrise / Sunset in California City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 18, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:14 am
    • Sunset: 7:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:13
Solar Energy Statistics for California City

Best Months for Solar in California City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (7.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (7.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (10.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in California City

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Solar Power Output in California City

The Power of Solar in California City, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for California City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in California City

California City (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7597.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in California City is March with an average of 698.21 kWhac, followed by May at 682.86 kWhac and October at 677.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in California City (California) are December with an average of 545.94 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 563.31 kWhac and January at 565.97 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in California City

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California City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for California City, CA [5]

Thu Apr 18
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 19
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 79°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 56%
Sat Apr 20
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sun Apr 21
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Apr 22
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 79°F
Strong breeze: 28 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue Apr 23
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 30 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about California City

About California City

The city of California City, CA in Kern County has an approximate population of 14,120. [6]

California City Solar Power

California City, CA Solar Energy

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

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