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

Sunrise & Sunset in Makakilo

The total length of the day in Makakilo, HI today (November 28, 2022) will be 10 hours and 58 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

Based on historical Makakilo, 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 Makakilo. [1]

Makakilo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Makakilo that are always titled at the latitude of Makakilo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 6% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.62 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 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 34% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% 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: Makakilo 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 November 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:51 am
    • Sunset: 5:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:58
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: August (6.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (6.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.86 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

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Makakilo Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Makakilo, HI [5]

Mon Nov 28
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Nov 29
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 96%
Wed Nov 30
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 78%
Thu Dec 1
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 53%
Fri Dec 2
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 74%
Sat Dec 3
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%

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.

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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