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Solar Energy in Cerritos, CA

Solar Energy in Cerritos

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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 (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 01 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]

* 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 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

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

Solar Power Levels in Cerritos

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Solar Power: 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 May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:48 pm
    • Sunset: 2:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Cerritos

Best Months for Solar in Cerritos

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

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

However, Cerritos is in Los Angeles County and Los Angeles County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

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

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Cost of Utilities in Cerritos

Cerritos Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cerritos averaged 22.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 69% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Cerritos Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 63% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Cerritos, CA [5]

Tue May 18
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 19
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu May 20
65°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 53%
Fri May 21
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 22
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun May 23
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%

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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