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Solar Energy in Redding, CA

Solar Energy in Redding

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Redding with an average of 7.49 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Redding

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Redding

The total length of the day in Redding, CA today (July 19, 2024) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Redding, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Redding, CA

Solar Energy Data in Redding, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Redding, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redding

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

Redding has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Redding that are always titled at the latitude of Redding (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.05 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 Redding

Solar Radiation Data in Redding, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Redding, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redding

Redding, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Redding is August with an average of 7.49 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 7.32 kWh/m2/day and September at 7.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Redding (California) are December with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.5 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Redding

The average monthly solar radiation level in Redding, CA, of 5.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 44% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 15% 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: Redding vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Redding

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 19, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:54 am
    • Sunset: 8:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Redding

Best Months for Solar in Redding

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Redding

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Solar Power Output in Redding

The Power of Solar in Redding, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Redding, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redding

Redding (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6064.57 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Redding is August with an average of 650.51 kWhac, followed by July at 640.54 kWhac and September at 603.75 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Redding (California) are December with an average of 306.7 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 341.24 kWhac and February at 357.35 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Redding

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Weather Forecast for Redding, CA [5]

Fri Jul 19
107°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 110°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 20
112°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 115°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 21
107°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 112°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 22
110°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 112°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 23
112°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 114°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 24
105°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 110°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 57%

More about Redding

About Redding

The city of Redding, CA in Shasta County has an approximate population of 89,861. [6]

Redding Solar Power

Redding, CA Solar Energy

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

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