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Solar Energy in Selma, CA

Solar Energy in Selma

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Solar Panels in Selma

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Selma

The total length of the day in Selma, CA today (August 06, 2020) will be 13 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Selma, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Selma, CA

Solar Energy Data in Selma, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Selma, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Selma

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

Selma has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.28 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Selma that are always titled at the latitude of Selma (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.93 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.28 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.98 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 Selma

Solar Radiation Data in Selma, CA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Selma, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Selma

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

Solar Power Levels in Selma

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Selma

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:09 pm
    • Sunset: 2:58 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Selma

Best Months for Solar in Selma

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Selma

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

However, Selma is in Fresno County and Fresno County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Selma

The Power of Solar in Selma, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Selma, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Selma

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Cost of Utilities in Selma

Selma Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Selma averaged 18.69 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Selma Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $14.54 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 23% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Selma, CA [5]

Wed Aug 5
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Aug 6
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 7
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 96°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 8
99°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 101°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 9
103°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 104°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 10
104°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 106°F
Calm: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Selma

About Selma

The city of Selma, CA in Fresno County has an approximate population of 23,219. [6]

Selma Solar Power

Selma, CA Solar Energy

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

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