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Solar Energy in Calistoga, CA

Solar Energy in Calistoga

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Calistoga with an average of 7.3 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Calistoga

Solar panels in Calistoga that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Calistoga

The total length of the day in Calistoga, CA today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Calistoga, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Calistoga, CA

Solar Energy Data in Calistoga, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Calistoga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Calistoga

Based on historical Calistoga, CA data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Calistoga. [1]

Calistoga has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 13% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Calistoga that are always titled at the latitude of Calistoga (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.72 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 Calistoga

Solar Radiation Data in Calistoga, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Calistoga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Calistoga

Calistoga, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Calistoga is August with an average of 7.3 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 7.22 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Calistoga (California) are December with an average of 2.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Calistoga

The average monthly solar radiation level in Calistoga, CA, of 5.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 47% 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: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Calistoga

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:55 pm
    • Sunset: 1:52 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Calistoga

Best Months for Solar in Calistoga

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (7.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Calistoga

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

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

Solar Power Output in Calistoga

The Power of Solar in Calistoga, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Calistoga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Calistoga

Calistoga (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6188.46 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Calistoga is August with an average of 675.3 kWhac, followed by July at 666.64 kWhac and May at 647.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Calistoga (California) are December with an average of 272.49 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 281.01 kWhac and November at 350.51 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Calistoga

Calistoga Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Calistoga averaged 19.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 51% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Calistoga Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $11.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Calistoga

Solar Energy Contractors in Calistoga

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Calistoga, CA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Calistoga

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Calistoga, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Calistoga

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Calistoga, CA.

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Weather Forecast for Calistoga, CA [5]

Tue Feb 19
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 56%
Thu Feb 21
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sat Feb 23
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 52°F
: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Feb 24
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 44%

More about Calistoga

About Calistoga

The city of Calistoga, CA in Napa County has an approximate population of 5,155. [6]

Calistoga Solar Power

Calistoga, CA Solar Energy

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

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