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Solar Energy in Cerritos, CA

Solar Energy in Cerritos

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Cerritos with an average of 7.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cerritos

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cerritos

The total length of the day in Cerritos, CA today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Cerritos, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cerritos, CA

Solar Energy Data in Cerritos, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cerritos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cerritos

Based on historical Cerritos, 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 Cerritos. [1]

Cerritos has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cerritos that are always titled at the latitude of Cerritos (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.96 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.45 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 Cerritos

Solar Radiation Data in Cerritos, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Cerritos.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cerritos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cerritos

Cerritos, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cerritos is August with an average of 7.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.71 kWh/m2/day and April at 6.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cerritos (California) are December with an average of 5.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.26 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Cerritos vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Cerritos

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cerritos, CA, of 6.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 56% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 7% 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: Cerritos vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Cerritos 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 Cerritos

Sunrise / Sunset in Cerritos

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:19 am
    • Sunset: 5:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Cerritos

Best Months for Solar in Cerritos

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cerritos

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Solar Power Output in Cerritos

The Power of Solar in Cerritos, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cerritos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cerritos

Cerritos (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6743.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cerritos is August with an average of 642.59 kWhac, followed by March at 604.01 kWhac and April at 596.12 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cerritos (California) are February with an average of 480.85 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 487.02 kWhac and January at 503.08 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cerritos

Cerritos Electricity Costs

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Cerritos Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Cerritos, CA [5]

Fri Mar 1
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Mar 2
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 44%
Mon Mar 4
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 9%
Tue Mar 5
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 9%
Wed Mar 6
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Cerritos

About Cerritos

The city of Cerritos, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 49,041. [6]

Cerritos Solar Power

Cerritos, CA Solar Energy

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

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