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Solar Energy in Ferndale, CA

Solar Energy in Ferndale

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Ferndale with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ferndale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ferndale

The total length of the day in Ferndale, CA today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Ferndale, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ferndale, CA

Solar Energy Data in Ferndale, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ferndale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Ferndale

Based on historical Ferndale, 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 Ferndale. [1]

Ferndale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ferndale that are always titled at the latitude of Ferndale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.95 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 Ferndale

Solar Radiation Data in Ferndale, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ferndale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Ferndale

Ferndale, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ferndale is September with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ferndale (California) are December with an average of 2.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.05 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ferndale

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ferndale, CA, of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 31% 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: Ferndale vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ferndale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:53 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Ferndale

Best Months for Solar in Ferndale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (6.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: September (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.25 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ferndale

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Solar Power Output in Ferndale

The Power of Solar in Ferndale, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ferndale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Ferndale

Ferndale (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5304.6 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ferndale is August with an average of 570.53 kWhac, followed by July at 565.84 kWhac and September at 564.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ferndale (California) are December with an average of 258.93 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 305.28 kWhac and January at 306.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ferndale

Ferndale Electricity Costs

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Ferndale Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Ferndale, CA [5]

Mon May 23
59°F
Few Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue May 24
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 59%
Wed May 25
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 15%
Thu May 26
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 74%
Fri May 27
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat May 28
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Ferndale

About Ferndale

The city of Ferndale, CA in Humboldt County has an approximate population of 1,371. [6]

Ferndale Solar Power

Ferndale, CA Solar Energy

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

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