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Solar Energy in Cathedral City, CA

Solar Energy in Cathedral City

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Cathedral City with an average of 7.26 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cathedral City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cathedral City

The total length of the day in Cathedral City, CA today (February 07, 2023) will be 10 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Cathedral City, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cathedral City, CA

Solar Energy Data in Cathedral City, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cathedral City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City

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

Cathedral City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cathedral City that are always titled at the latitude of Cathedral City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.74 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.76 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 Cathedral City

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cathedral City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City

Cathedral City, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cathedral City is April with an average of 7.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.13 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cathedral City (California) are December with an average of 5.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day and February at 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Cathedral City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cathedral City, CA, of 6.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 69% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 0% 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: Cathedral City vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cathedral City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 07, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:37 am
    • Sunset: 5:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Cathedral City

Best Months for Solar in Cathedral City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cathedral City

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Solar Power Output in Cathedral City

The Power of Solar in Cathedral City, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cathedral City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City

Cathedral City (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7238.11 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cathedral City is April with an average of 660.92 kWhac, followed by March at 658.66 kWhac and October at 643.73 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cathedral City (California) are February with an average of 537.05 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 539.18 kWhac and January at 555.65 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cathedral City

Cathedral City Electricity Costs

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Cathedral City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Cathedral City, CA [5]

Tue Feb 7
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 8
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Feb 9
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 74°F
Calm: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 10
69°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 32%
Sat Feb 11
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Feb 12
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 78%

More about Cathedral City

About Cathedral City

The city of Cathedral City, CA in Riverside County has an approximate population of 51,200. [6]

Cathedral City Solar Power

Cathedral City, CA Solar Energy

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

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