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Solar Energy in Placerville, CA

Solar Energy in Placerville

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Placerville with an average of 7.62 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Placerville

Solar panels in Placerville that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Placerville

The total length of the day in Placerville, CA today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Placerville, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Placerville, CA

Solar Energy Data in Placerville, 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 Placerville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville

Based on historical Placerville, CA data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Placerville. [1]

Placerville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 16% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Placerville that are always titled at the latitude of Placerville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.06 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 6 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 Placerville

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Placerville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville

Placerville, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Placerville is August with an average of 7.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 7.37 kWh/m2/day and September at 7.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Placerville (California) are December with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Placerville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Placerville, CA, of 5.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 49% 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: Placerville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Placerville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:12 am
    • Sunset: 8:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Placerville

Best Months for Solar in Placerville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Placerville

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Solar Power Output in Placerville

The Power of Solar in Placerville, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Placerville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville

Placerville (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6366.74 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Placerville is August with an average of 671.98 kWhac, followed by July at 656.49 kWhac and September at 614.27 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Placerville (California) are December with an average of 371.16 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 372.94 kWhac and January at 375.05 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Placerville

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Weather Forecast for Placerville, CA [5]

Tue Aug 9
85°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 29%
Wed Aug 10
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 11
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 12
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 13
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 14
95°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Placerville

About Placerville

The city of Placerville, CA in El Dorado County has an approximate population of 10,389. [6]

Placerville Solar Power

Placerville, CA Solar Energy

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