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Solar Energy in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Solar Energy in Palos Verdes Estates

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Palos Verdes Estates with an average of 6.59 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Palos Verdes Estates

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Palos Verdes Estates

The total length of the day in Palos Verdes Estates, CA today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Palos Verdes Estates, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Solar Energy Data in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Palos Verdes Estates

Based on historical Palos Verdes Estates, 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 Palos Verdes Estates. [1]

Palos Verdes Estates has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Palos Verdes Estates that are always titled at the latitude of Palos Verdes Estates (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.24 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 Palos Verdes Estates

Solar Radiation Data in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Palos Verdes Estates.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Palos Verdes Estates

Palos Verdes Estates, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Palos Verdes Estates is August with an average of 6.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.52 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Palos Verdes Estates (California) are December with an average of 4.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.24 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Palos Verdes Estates vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Palos Verdes Estates

The average monthly solar radiation level in Palos Verdes Estates, CA, of 5.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 50% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 11% 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: Palos Verdes Estates vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Palos Verdes Estates 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 Palos Verdes Estates

Sunrise / Sunset in Palos Verdes Estates

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:20 am
    • Sunset: 5:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Palos Verdes Estates

Best Months for Solar in Palos Verdes Estates

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Palos Verdes Estates

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Solar Power Output in Palos Verdes Estates

The Power of Solar in Palos Verdes Estates, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Palos Verdes Estates

Palos Verdes Estates (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6575.09 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Palos Verdes Estates is August with an average of 611.18 kWhac, followed by March at 598.73 kWhac and May at 595.99 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Palos Verdes Estates (California) are December with an average of 463.89 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 475.35 kWhac and January at 505.27 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Palos Verdes Estates

Palos Verdes Estates Electricity Costs

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Weather Forecast for Palos Verdes Estates, CA [5]

Fri Mar 1
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sat Mar 2
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 59°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 62%
Sun Mar 3
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 7%
Mon Mar 4
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 94%
Tue Mar 5
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 98%
Wed Mar 6
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 13%

More about Palos Verdes Estates

About Palos Verdes Estates

The city of Palos Verdes Estates, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 13,438. [6]

Palos Verdes Estates Solar Power

Palos Verdes Estates, CA Solar Energy

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

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