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Solar Energy in Eureka, CA

Solar Energy in Eureka

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Solar Panels in Eureka

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Eureka

The total length of the day in Eureka, CA today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Eureka, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Eureka, CA

Solar Energy Data in Eureka, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Eureka, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Eureka

Based on historical Eureka, 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 Eureka. [1]

Eureka has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Eureka that are always titled at the latitude of Eureka (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.46 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.62 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 Eureka

Solar Radiation Data in Eureka, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Eureka, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Eureka

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

Solar Power Levels in Eureka

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Eureka

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:07 pm
    • Sunset: 2:08 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Eureka

Best Months for Solar in Eureka

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.25 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Eureka

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

However, Eureka is in Humboldt County and Humboldt County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Eureka

The Power of Solar in Eureka, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Eureka, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Eureka

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Cost of Utilities in Eureka

Eureka Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Eureka averaged 19.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 49% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Eureka Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $14.57 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Eureka, CA [5]

Wed Sep 23
71°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 91%
Thu Sep 24
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 74%
Fri Sep 25
66°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sat Sep 26
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 27
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Sep 28
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Eureka

About Eureka

The city of Eureka, CA in Humboldt County has an approximate population of 27,191. [6]

Eureka Solar Power

Eureka, CA Solar Energy

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

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