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Solar Energy in Kailua, HI

Solar Energy in Kailua

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Solar Panels in Kailua

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Kailua

The total length of the day in Kailua, HI today (May 17, 2021) will be 13 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Kailua, HI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kailua, HI

Solar Energy Data in Kailua, HI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kailua, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kailua

Based on historical Kailua, 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 Kailua. [1]

Kailua has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Kailua that are always titled at the latitude of Kailua (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 5% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.37 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.87 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 Kailua

Solar Radiation Data in Kailua, HI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kailua, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kailua

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

Solar Power Levels in Kailua

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Kailua

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 17, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:51 pm
    • Sunset: 5:03 am
    • Solar Noon: 10:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Kailua

Best Months for Solar in Kailua

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: September (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.89 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kailua

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

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

Solar Power Output in Kailua

The Power of Solar in Kailua, HI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kailua, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kailua

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Cost of Utilities in Kailua

Kailua Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Kailua averaged 32.36 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 143% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Kailua Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Hawaii averaged $42.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 350% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Kailua, HI [5]

Mon May 17
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue May 18
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed May 19
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 13%
Thu May 20
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 4%
Fri May 21
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sat May 22
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 5%

More about Kailua

About Kailua

The city of Kailua, HI in Honolulu County has an approximate population of 38,635. [6]

Kailua Solar Power

Kailua, HI Solar Energy

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

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