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Solar Energy in Garden Grove, CA

Solar Energy in Garden Grove

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Garden Grove with an average of 6.98 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Garden Grove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Garden Grove

The total length of the day in Garden Grove, CA today (November 26, 2022) will be 10 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Garden Grove, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Garden Grove, CA

Solar Energy Data in Garden Grove, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Garden Grove, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove

Based on historical Garden Grove, 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 Garden Grove. [1]

Garden Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Garden Grove that are always titled at the latitude of Garden Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.26 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.48 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 Garden Grove

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Garden Grove.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Garden Grove, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove

Garden Grove, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Garden Grove is August with an average of 6.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.76 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Garden Grove (California) are December with an average of 5.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.35 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Garden Grove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Garden Grove

The average monthly solar radiation level in Garden Grove, CA, of 6.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 57% 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: Garden Grove vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove

Sunrise / Sunset in Garden Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:34 am
    • Sunset: 4:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Garden Grove

Best Months for Solar in Garden Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Garden Grove

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Solar Power Output in Garden Grove

The Power of Solar in Garden Grove, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Garden Grove, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove

Garden Grove (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6793.42 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Garden Grove is August with an average of 641.32 kWhac, followed by July at 611.46 kWhac and March at 605.3 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Garden Grove (California) are February with an average of 492.03 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 492.39 kWhac and January at 505.26 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Garden Grove

Garden Grove Electricity Costs

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Weather Forecast for Garden Grove, CA [5]

Sat Nov 26
68°F
Few Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sun Nov 27
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Nov 28
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Nov 29
59°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 45%
Wed Nov 30
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 1
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about Garden Grove

About Garden Grove

The city of Garden Grove, CA in Orange County has an approximate population of 170,883. [6]

Garden Grove Solar Power

Garden Grove, CA Solar Energy

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

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