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Solar Energy in Oxnard, CA

Solar Energy in Oxnard

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Oxnard with an average of 6.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Oxnard

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oxnard

The total length of the day in Oxnard, CA today (July 19, 2024) will be 14 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Oxnard, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oxnard, CA

Solar Energy Data in Oxnard, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oxnard, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Oxnard

Based on historical Oxnard, 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 Oxnard. [1]

Oxnard has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oxnard that are always titled at the latitude of Oxnard (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.79 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.04 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.25 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 Oxnard

Solar Radiation Data in Oxnard, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oxnard, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Oxnard

Oxnard, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Oxnard is April with an average of 6.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.72 kWh/m2/day and August at 6.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Oxnard (California) are December with an average of 5.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.38 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Oxnard

The average monthly solar radiation level in Oxnard, CA, of 6.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 56% 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: Oxnard vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Oxnard

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 19, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:57 am
    • Sunset: 8:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Oxnard

Best Months for Solar in Oxnard

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.71 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oxnard

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Solar Power Output in Oxnard

The Power of Solar in Oxnard, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oxnard, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Oxnard

Oxnard (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6794.9 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Oxnard is April with an average of 628.24 kWhac, followed by March at 615.59 kWhac and August at 614.02 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Oxnard (California) are February with an average of 474.96 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 493.74 kWhac and January at 514.33 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Oxnard

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Weather Forecast for Oxnard, CA [5]

Fri Jul 19
69°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 46%
Sat Jul 20
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 38%
Sun Jul 21
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 46%
Mon Jul 22
66°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 51%
Tue Jul 23
68°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Jul 24
67°F
Few Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about Oxnard

About Oxnard

The city of Oxnard, CA in Ventura County has an approximate population of 197,899. [6]

Oxnard Solar Power

Oxnard, CA Solar Energy

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

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