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Solar Energy in Santa Rosa, CA

Solar Energy in Santa Rosa

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Solar Panels in Santa Rosa

Solar panels in Santa Rosa 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 Rosa

The total length of the day in Santa Rosa, CA today (June 16, 2021) will be 14 hours and 50 minutes. [More]

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Santa Rosa, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Santa Rosa, CA

Solar Energy Data in Santa Rosa, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Santa Rosa, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Rosa

Based on historical Santa Rosa, 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 Rosa. [1]

Santa Rosa has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Santa Rosa that are always titled at the latitude of Santa Rosa (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.38 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 Santa Rosa

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Rosa, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Santa Rosa, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Rosa

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Solar Power Comparison: Santa Rosa vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Santa Rosa

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Santa Rosa 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 Rosa

Sunrise / Sunset in Santa Rosa

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:46 pm
    • Sunset: 3:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:50
Solar Energy Statistics for Santa Rosa

Best Months for Solar in Santa Rosa

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.64 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Santa Rosa

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

However, Santa Rosa is in Sonoma County and Sonoma County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Santa Rosa

The Power of Solar in Santa Rosa, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Santa Rosa, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Santa Rosa

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Cost of Utilities in Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Electricity Costs

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Santa Rosa Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.48 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.55 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Santa Rosa, CA [5]

Wed Jun 16
94°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 17
103°F
Few Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 103°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 16%
Fri Jun 18
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jun 19
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 20
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 21
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Santa Rosa

About Santa Rosa

The city of Santa Rosa, CA in Sonoma County has an approximate population of 167,815. [6]

Santa Rosa Solar Power

Santa Rosa, CA Solar Energy

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

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