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Solar Energy in Santa Fe Springs, CA

Solar Energy in Santa Fe Springs

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Santa Fe Springs with an average of 7.05 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Santa Fe Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Santa Fe Springs

The total length of the day in Santa Fe Springs, CA today (October 02, 2022) will be 11 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Santa Fe Springs, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Santa Fe Springs, CA

Solar Energy Data in Santa Fe Springs, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Santa Fe Springs, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Fe Springs

Based on historical Santa Fe Springs, 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 Santa Fe Springs. [1]

Santa Fe Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Santa Fe Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Santa Fe Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.94 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.22 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.49 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 Santa Fe Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Fe Springs, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Santa Fe Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Santa Fe Springs, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Fe Springs

Santa Fe Springs, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Santa Fe Springs is August with an average of 7.05 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.87 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Santa Fe Springs (California) are December with an average of 4.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.31 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Santa Fe Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Santa Fe Springs

The average monthly solar radiation level in Santa Fe Springs, CA, of 6.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 57% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 7% 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: Santa Fe Springs vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Santa Fe Springs 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 Santa Fe Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Santa Fe Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 02, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:47 am
    • Sunset: 6:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Santa Fe Springs

Best Months for Solar in Santa Fe Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.56 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Santa Fe Springs

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Solar Power Output in Santa Fe Springs

The Power of Solar in Santa Fe Springs, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Santa Fe Springs, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Fe Springs

Santa Fe Springs (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6777.31 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Santa Fe Springs is August with an average of 643.44 kWhac, followed by March at 610.18 kWhac and September at 604.92 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Santa Fe Springs (California) are February with an average of 480.06 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 482.69 kWhac and January at 507.57 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Santa Fe Springs

Santa Fe Springs Electricity Costs

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Santa Fe Springs Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Santa Fe Springs, CA [5]

Sun Oct 2
77°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Oct 3
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 4
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 5
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 6
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 7
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Santa Fe Springs

About Santa Fe Springs

The city of Santa Fe Springs, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 16,223. [6]

Santa Fe Springs Solar Power

Santa Fe Springs, CA Solar Energy

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

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