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Solar Energy in Cathedral City, CA

Solar Energy in Cathedral City

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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 (December 11, 2019) will be 09 hours and 56 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]

* 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.

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

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

Solar Power Levels in Cathedral City

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Solar Power: 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 December 11, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:41 pm
    • Sunset: 12:38 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Cathedral City

Best Months for Solar in Cathedral City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • 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

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

However, Cathedral City is in Riverside County and Riverside County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

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

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Cost of Utilities in Cathedral City

Cathedral City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cathedral City averaged 20.72 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Cathedral City

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Cathedral City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.01 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Cathedral City

Solar Energy Contractors in Cathedral City

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Cathedral City, CA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Cathedral City

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Cathedral City, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Cathedral City

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Cathedral City, CA.

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Weather Forecast for Cathedral City, CA [5]

Wed Dec 11
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 49°F
Calm: 1 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Dec 12
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 62°F
Calm: 1 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 13
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 14
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sun Dec 15
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Dec 16
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 1%

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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