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Solar Energy in Newport Beach, CA

Solar Energy in Newport Beach

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Newport Beach with an average of 6.48 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Newport Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Newport Beach

The total length of the day in Newport Beach, CA today (February 29, 2024) will be 11 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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Newport Beach, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Newport Beach, CA

Solar Energy Data in Newport Beach, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Newport Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Newport Beach

Based on historical Newport Beach, 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 Newport Beach. [1]

Newport Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Newport Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Newport Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.02 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.72 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 Newport Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Newport Beach, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Newport Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Newport Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Newport Beach

Newport Beach, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Newport Beach is August with an average of 6.48 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.4 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Newport Beach (California) are December with an average of 4.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.17 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Newport Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Newport Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Newport Beach, CA, of 5.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 47% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 13% 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: Newport Beach vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Newport Beach 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 Newport Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Newport Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 29, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:20 am
    • Sunset: 5:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Newport Beach

Best Months for Solar in Newport Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Newport Beach

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Solar Power Output in Newport Beach

The Power of Solar in Newport Beach, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Newport Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Newport Beach

Newport Beach (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6467.68 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Newport Beach is August with an average of 602.95 kWhac, followed by April at 593.29 kWhac and March at 574.69 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Newport Beach (California) are December with an average of 451.62 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 494.8 kWhac and February at 497.04 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Newport Beach

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Weather Forecast for Newport Beach, CA [5]

Thu Feb 29
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Mar 1
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Mar 2
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 60°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Mar 4
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Mar 5
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about Newport Beach

About Newport Beach

The city of Newport Beach, CA in Orange County has an approximate population of 85,186. [6]

Newport Beach Solar Power

Newport Beach, CA Solar Energy

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

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