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Solar Energy in Carmel By The Sea, CA

Solar Energy in Carmel By The Sea

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Carmel By The Sea with an average of 6.07 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Carmel By The Sea

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Carmel By The Sea

The total length of the day in Carmel By The Sea, CA today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Carmel By The Sea, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Carmel By The Sea, CA

Solar Energy Data in Carmel By The Sea, CA

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Carmel By The Sea.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Carmel By The Sea, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Carmel By The Sea

Based on historical Carmel By The Sea, CA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Carmel By The Sea. [1]

Carmel By The Sea has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Carmel By The Sea that are always titled at the latitude of Carmel By The Sea (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.1 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.41 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.4 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 Carmel By The Sea

Solar Radiation Data in Carmel By The Sea, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Carmel By The Sea.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Carmel By The Sea, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Carmel By The Sea

Carmel By The Sea, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Carmel By The Sea is April with an average of 6.07 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Carmel By The Sea (California) are December with an average of 4.39 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.39 kWh/m2/day and July at 4.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Carmel By The Sea vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Carmel By The Sea

The average monthly solar radiation level in Carmel By The Sea, CA, of 5.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% less 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: Carmel By The Sea vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Carmel By The Sea 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 Carmel By The Sea

Sunrise / Sunset in Carmel By The Sea

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:06 am
    • Sunset: 4:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Carmel By The Sea

Best Months for Solar in Carmel By The Sea

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.38 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Carmel By The Sea

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Solar Power Output in Carmel By The Sea

The Power of Solar in Carmel By The Sea, CA

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Carmel By The Sea (ca). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Carmel By The Sea. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for Carmel By The Sea, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Carmel By The Sea

Carmel By The Sea (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5909.49 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Carmel By The Sea is April with an average of 568.26 kWhac, followed by March at 555.11 kWhac and May at 549.01 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Carmel By The Sea (California) are January with an average of 429.04 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 430.64 kWhac and February at 434.69 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Carmel By The Sea

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Carmel By The Sea Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Carmel By The Sea, CA [5]

Wed Dec 7
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 8
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 9
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 10
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 55°F
High wind, near gale: 32 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 11
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Carmel By The Sea

About Carmel By The Sea

The city of Carmel By The Sea, CA in Monterey County has an approximate population of 3,722. [6]

Carmel By The Sea Solar Power

Carmel By The Sea, CA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Carmel By The Sea, CA, or for more solar-related resources for Carmel By The Sea, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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