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Solar Energy in Hughson, CA

Solar Energy in Hughson

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Hughson with an average of 7.6 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hughson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hughson

The total length of the day in Hughson, CA today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Hughson, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hughson, CA

Solar Energy Data in Hughson, CA

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hughson, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson

Based on historical Hughson, 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 Hughson. [1]

Hughson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hughson that are always titled at the latitude of Hughson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.85 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 Hughson

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hughson, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson

Hughson, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hughson is August with an average of 7.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 7.29 kWh/m2/day and July at 7.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hughson (California) are January with an average of 3.65 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hughson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hughson, CA, of 6.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 54% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 8% 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: Hughson vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Hughson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:47 am
    • Sunset: 8:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Hughson

Best Months for Solar in Hughson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hughson

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Solar Power Output in Hughson

The Power of Solar in Hughson, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hughson, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson

Hughson (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6597.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hughson is August with an average of 677.67 kWhac, followed by July at 648.83 kWhac and May at 644.89 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hughson (California) are January with an average of 351.94 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 375.55 kWhac and February at 420.77 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hughson

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Weather Forecast for Hughson, CA [5]

Mon May 23
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 24
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 101°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 7%
Wed May 25
103°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 104°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 77%
Thu May 26
94°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
92°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat May 28
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 76%

More about Hughson

About Hughson

The city of Hughson, CA in Stanislaus County has an approximate population of 6,640. [6]

Hughson Solar Power

Hughson, CA Solar Energy

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