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Solar Energy in Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Energy in Redondo Beach

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Redondo Beach with an average of 6.62 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Redondo Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Redondo Beach

The total length of the day in Redondo Beach, CA today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 6 minutes. [More]

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Redondo Beach, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Energy Data in Redondo Beach, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach

Based on historical Redondo Beach, 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 Redondo Beach. [1]

Redondo Beach 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 Redondo Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Redondo Beach (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 Redondo Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Redondo Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach, 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 Redondo Beach is August with an average of 6.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.48 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Redondo Beach (California) are December with an average of 4.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.2 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Redondo Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Redondo Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Redondo Beach, 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: Redondo Beach vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Redondo Beach 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 Redondo Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Redondo Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:47 am
    • Sunset: 7:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:6
Solar Energy Statistics for Redondo Beach

Best Months for Solar in Redondo Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.62 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 Redondo Beach

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Solar Power Output in Redondo Beach

The Power of Solar in Redondo Beach, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6553.49 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Redondo Beach is August with an average of 612.52 kWhac, followed by March at 599.15 kWhac and May at 592.25 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Redondo Beach (California) are December with an average of 464.45 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 474.43 kWhac and January at 492.09 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Redondo Beach

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Redondo Beach Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Redondo Beach, CA [5]

Mon May 23
64°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 90%
Tue May 24
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 4%
Wed May 25
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu May 26
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 27
67°F
Few Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 16%
Sat May 28
68°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 37%

More about Redondo Beach

About Redondo Beach

The city of Redondo Beach, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 66,748. [6]

Redondo Beach Solar Power

Redondo Beach, CA Solar Energy

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

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