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Solar Energy in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Solar Energy in Rancho Cucamonga

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Solar Panels in Rancho Cucamonga

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rancho Cucamonga

The total length of the day in Rancho Cucamonga, CA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Rancho Cucamonga, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Solar Energy Data in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Cucamonga

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

Rancho Cucamonga has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.39 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 16% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rancho Cucamonga that are always titled at the latitude of Rancho Cucamonga (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.39 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Rancho Cucamonga

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rancho Cucamonga.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Cucamonga

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Solar Power Comparison: Rancho Cucamonga vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rancho Cucamonga

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Rancho Cucamonga 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 Rancho Cucamonga

Sunrise / Sunset in Rancho Cucamonga

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:11 pm
    • Sunset: 2:26 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Rancho Cucamonga

Best Months for Solar in Rancho Cucamonga

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rancho Cucamonga

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Rancho Cucamonga, CA at this current time.

However, Rancho Cucamonga is in San Bernardino County and San Bernardino County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Rancho Cucamonga

The Power of Solar in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Cucamonga

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Cost of Utilities in Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rancho Cucamonga averaged 21.43 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 69% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Rancho Cucamonga Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.79 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 62% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Rancho Cucamonga, CA [5]

Tue Apr 20
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Apr 21
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 96%
Thu Apr 22
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 23
62°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 71%
Sat Apr 24
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Apr 25
65°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 58%

More about Rancho Cucamonga

About Rancho Cucamonga

The city of Rancho Cucamonga, CA in San Bernardino County has an approximate population of 165,269. [6]

Rancho Cucamonga Solar Power

Rancho Cucamonga, CA Solar Energy

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

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