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Solar Energy in Coachella, CA

Solar Energy in Coachella

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Coachella with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Coachella

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Coachella

The total length of the day in Coachella, CA today (July 15, 2024) will be 14 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Coachella, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Coachella, CA

Solar Energy Data in Coachella, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Coachella, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Coachella

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

Coachella has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Coachella that are always titled at the latitude of Coachella (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.71 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 Coachella

Solar Radiation Data in Coachella, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Coachella, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Coachella

Coachella, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Coachella is April with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.17 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Coachella (California) are December with an average of 5.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Coachella

The average monthly solar radiation level in Coachella, CA, of 6.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 70% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 1% 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: Coachella vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Coachella

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 15, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:44 am
    • Sunset: 7:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Coachella

Best Months for Solar in Coachella

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Coachella

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Solar Power Output in Coachella

The Power of Solar in Coachella, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Coachella, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Coachella

Coachella (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7228.71 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Coachella is March with an average of 664.33 kWhac, followed by April at 650.58 kWhac and May at 646.33 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Coachella (California) are January with an average of 543.11 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 544.44 kWhac and February at 556.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Coachella

Coachella Electricity Costs

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Coachella Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Coachella, CA [5]

Mon Jul 15
103°F
Light Rain
Min: 86°F
Max: 109°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 4%
Tue Jul 16
105°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 86°F
Max: 111°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 7%
Wed Jul 17
105°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 88°F
Max: 111°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 18
105°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 91°F
Max: 112°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 19
103°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 92°F
Max: 113°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 47%
Sat Jul 20
108°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 94°F
Max: 115°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 10%

More about Coachella

About Coachella

The city of Coachella, CA in Riverside County has an approximate population of 40,704. [6]

Coachella Solar Power

Coachella, CA Solar Energy

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

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