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Solar Energy in Makakilo, HI

Solar Energy in Makakilo

The month of March has the highest historical solar radition values in Makakilo with an average of 5.52 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Makakilo

Solar panels in Makakilo that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Makakilo

The total length of the day in Makakilo, HI today (December 07, 2021) will be 10 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Makakilo, HI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Makakilo, HI

Solar Energy Data in Makakilo, HI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Makakilo, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Makakilo

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar energy analysis for Makakilo at this time.

Historical solar power output data for Makakilo is not currently available.

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* 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 Makakilo

Solar Radiation Data in Makakilo, HI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Makakilo, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Makakilo

Makakilo, HI has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Makakilo is March with an average of 5.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.44 kWh/m2/day and October at 5.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Makakilo (Hawaii) are June with an average of 4.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by May with an average of 4.87 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Makakilo

The average monthly solar radiation level in Makakilo, HI, of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 41% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 20% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Makakilo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:57 am
    • Sunset: 5:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Makakilo

Best Months for Solar in Makakilo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation March (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Makakilo

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Solar Power Output in Makakilo

The Power of Solar in Makakilo, HI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Makakilo, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Makakilo

Makakilo (HI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5904.7 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Makakilo is March with an average of 530.19 kWhac, followed by October at 519.33 kWhac and January at 508.69 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Makakilo (Hawaii) are June with an average of 444.4 kWhac, followed by May with an average of 465.56 kWhac and February at 467.46 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Makakilo

Makakilo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Makakilo averaged 34.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 142% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Makakilo Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Hawaii averaged $46.53 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 130% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Makakilo, HI [5]

Tue Dec 7
70°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 8
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Dec 9
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 15%
Fri Dec 10
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sat Dec 11
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 58%
Sun Dec 12
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 74°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 86%

More about Makakilo

About Makakilo

The city of Makakilo, HI in Honolulu County has an approximate population of 18,248. [6]

Makakilo Solar Power

Makakilo, HI Solar Energy

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

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