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Solar Energy in Kahului, HI

Solar Energy in Kahului

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Kahului with an average of 6.11 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Kahului

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Kahului

The total length of the day in Kahului, HI today (September 27, 2022) will be 12 hours and 2 minutes. [More]

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Kahului, HI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kahului, HI

Solar Energy Data in Kahului, HI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kahului, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kahului

Based on historical Kahului, HI data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Kahului. [1]

Kahului has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Kahului that are always titled at the latitude of Kahului (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 6% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.93 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 Kahului

Solar Radiation Data in Kahului, HI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kahului, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kahului

Kahului, HI has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Kahului is September with an average of 6.11 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 6.09 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Kahului (Hawaii) are June with an average of 4.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by May with an average of 5.16 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Kahului

The average monthly solar radiation level in Kahului, HI, of 5.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 43% 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: Kahului vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Kahului

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:15 am
    • Sunset: 6:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:2
Solar Energy Statistics for Kahului

Best Months for Solar in Kahului

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (6.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (6.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kahului

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Solar Power Output in Kahului

The Power of Solar in Kahului, HI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kahului, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kahului

Kahului (HI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6329.09 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Kahului is October with an average of 584.53 kWhac, followed by September at 565.09 kWhac and August at 549.98 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Kahului (Hawaii) are June with an average of 453.58 kWhac, followed by May with an average of 494.51 kWhac and July at 499.72 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Kahului

Kahului Electricity Costs

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Kahului Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Kahului, HI [5]

Tue Sep 27
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 68%
Wed Sep 28
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Sep 29
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Sep 30
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sat Oct 1
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sun Oct 2
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Kahului

About Kahului

The city of Kahului, HI in Maui County has an approximate population of 26,337. [6]

Kahului Solar Power

Kahului, HI Solar Energy

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

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