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Solar Energy in Delano, CA

Solar Energy in Delano

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Delano with an average of 7.45 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Delano

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Delano

The total length of the day in Delano, CA today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 50 minutes. [More]

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Delano, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Delano, CA

Solar Energy Data in Delano, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Delano, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Delano

Based on historical Delano, 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 Delano. [1]

Delano has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Delano that are always titled at the latitude of Delano (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.34 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.92 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 Delano

Solar Radiation Data in Delano, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Delano, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Delano

Delano, 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 Delano is August with an average of 7.45 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.36 kWh/m2/day and July at 7.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Delano (California) are January with an average of 3.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.02 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Delano

The average monthly solar radiation level in Delano, 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: Delano vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Delano

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:53 am
    • Sunset: 4:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:50
Solar Energy Statistics for Delano

Best Months for Solar in Delano

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Delano

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Solar Power Output in Delano

The Power of Solar in Delano, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Delano, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Delano

Delano (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6644.89 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Delano is August with an average of 656.31 kWhac, followed by May at 639.2 kWhac and September at 636.7 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Delano (California) are January with an average of 352.97 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 384.99 kWhac and February at 440.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Delano

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Weather Forecast for Delano, CA [5]

Wed Dec 7
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 63%
Thu Dec 8
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 9
52°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 10
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 11
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 84%

More about Delano

About Delano

The city of Delano, CA in Kern County has an approximate population of 53,041. [6]

Delano Solar Power

Delano, CA Solar Energy

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

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