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Solar Energy in Kaneohe, HI

Solar Energy in Kaneohe

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Kaneohe with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Kaneohe

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Kaneohe

The total length of the day in Kaneohe, HI today (May 21, 2022) will be 13 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Kaneohe, HI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kaneohe, HI

Solar Energy Data in Kaneohe, HI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kaneohe, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kaneohe

Based on historical Kaneohe, 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 Kaneohe. [1]

Kaneohe has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Kaneohe that are always titled at the latitude of Kaneohe (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.74 kWh/m2/day, or about 5% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.07 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 Kaneohe

Solar Radiation Data in Kaneohe, HI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kaneohe, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kaneohe

Kaneohe, HI has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Kaneohe is September with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Kaneohe (Hawaii) are May with an average of 4.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by June with an average of 4.85 kWh/m2/day and July at 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Kaneohe

The average monthly solar radiation level in Kaneohe, HI, of 5.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 31% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 22% 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: Kaneohe vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Kaneohe

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 21, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:50 am
    • Sunset: 7:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Kaneohe

Best Months for Solar in Kaneohe

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (6.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (6.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.91 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kaneohe

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Solar Power Output in Kaneohe

The Power of Solar in Kaneohe, HI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kaneohe, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Kaneohe

Kaneohe (HI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5785.88 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Kaneohe is October with an average of 537.61 kWhac, followed by September at 515.53 kWhac and August at 509.23 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Kaneohe (Hawaii) are June with an average of 447.14 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 458.74 kWhac and November at 460.06 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Kaneohe

Kaneohe Electricity Costs

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Kaneohe Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Kaneohe, HI [5]

Sat May 21
78°F
Few Clouds
Min: 75°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sun May 22
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 43%
Mon May 23
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue May 24
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 17%
Wed May 25
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 6%
Thu May 26
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 44%

More about Kaneohe

About Kaneohe

The city of Kaneohe, HI in Honolulu County has an approximate population of 34,597. [6]

Kaneohe Solar Power

Kaneohe, HI Solar Energy

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

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