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Solar Energy in Rancho Mirage, CA

Solar Energy in Rancho Mirage

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Rancho Mirage with an average of 7.27 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Rancho Mirage

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rancho Mirage

The total length of the day in Rancho Mirage, CA today (June 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Rancho Mirage, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rancho Mirage, CA

Solar Energy Data in Rancho Mirage, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rancho Mirage, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Mirage

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

Rancho Mirage has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rancho Mirage that are always titled at the latitude of Rancho Mirage (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.74 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.76 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 Rancho Mirage

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Mirage, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rancho Mirage, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Rancho Mirage is April with an average of 7.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 7.19 kWh/m2/day and March at 7.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rancho Mirage (California) are December with an average of 5.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.64 kWh/m2/day and November at 6.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Rancho Mirage

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rancho Mirage, CA, of 6.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 70% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 1% greater 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: Rancho Mirage vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rancho Mirage

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:37 am
    • Sunset: 8:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Rancho Mirage

Best Months for Solar in Rancho Mirage

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rancho Mirage

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Solar Power Output in Rancho Mirage

The Power of Solar in Rancho Mirage, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rancho Mirage, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7256.24 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rancho Mirage is March with an average of 665.25 kWhac, followed by May at 652.98 kWhac and April at 652.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rancho Mirage (California) are December with an average of 535.86 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 549.2 kWhac and February at 556.79 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage Electricity Costs

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Rancho Mirage Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Rancho Mirage, CA [5]

Mon Jun 27
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 84°F
Max: 105°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 28
106°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 91°F
Max: 108°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 4%
Wed Jun 29
103°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 89°F
Max: 108°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
99°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 86°F
Max: 106°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Jul 1
100°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 84°F
Max: 105°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 2
96°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 83°F
Max: 105°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Rancho Mirage

About Rancho Mirage

The city of Rancho Mirage, CA in Riverside County has an approximate population of 17,218. [6]

Rancho Mirage Solar Power

Rancho Mirage, CA Solar Energy

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