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Solar Power in 93943 (Monterey, CA)

Solar Energy in 93943

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 93943 with an average of 7.06 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 93943

Solar panels in 93943 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 93943

The total length of the day in 93943 (Monterey, CA) today (July 20, 2018) will be 14 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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93943 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 93943 (Monterey, CA)

Solar Energy Data for 93943

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 93943.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 93943

Solar Radiation Data in 93943

Based on historical 93943 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 93943. [1]

The region associated with 93943 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 93943 that are always titled at the latitude of Monterey (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.15 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 93943

Solar Radiation Data in 93943

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 93943.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 93943

Solar Radiation Data in 93943

The region associated with 93943 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 93943 is July with an average of 7.06 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.7 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 93943 are December with an average of 3.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.6 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 93943 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 93943

The average monthly solar radiation level in 93943, of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 46% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% 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: 93943 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 93943 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 93943

Sunrise / Sunset in 93943

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:04 am
    • Sunset: 8:22 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:18
Solar Energy Statistics for 93943

Best Months for Solar in 93943

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (7.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (6.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 93943

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 93943 at this current time.

However, 93943 is in Monterey County and Monterey County (CA) has at least 5,915 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 93943

The Power of Solar in 93943

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 93943. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 93943. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 93943

Solar Radiation Data in 93943

93943 has a average annual solar AC output value of 6327.15 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 93943 is July with an average of 689.6 kWhac, followed by August at 653.74 kWhac and May at 632.45 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 93943 are December with an average of 336.46 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 359.16 kWhac and November at 369.62 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 93943

Solar Energy Contractors in 93943

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 93943.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 93943

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 93943.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 93943

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 93943.

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Weather Forecast for 93943 [5]

Fri Jul 20
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 21
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 22
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 23
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 75°F
: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 46%
Tue Jul 24
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 25
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 4%

More about 93943

About 93943

The ZIP code 93943 is associated with the city of Monterey in Monterey County in California.

93943 Solar Power

93943 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 93943, or for more solar-related resources for CA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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