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Solar Energy in Cathedral City, CA

Solar Energy in Cathedral City

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Cathedral City with an average of 7.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cathedral City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cathedral City

The total length of the day in Cathedral City, CA today (February 19, 2019) will be 11 hours and 08 minutes. [More]

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Cathedral City, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cathedral City, CA

Solar Energy Data in Cathedral City, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cathedral City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City

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

Cathedral City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cathedral City that are always titled at the latitude of Cathedral City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.74 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.76 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 Cathedral City

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Cathedral City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cathedral City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City

Cathedral City, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cathedral City is April with an average of 7.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 7.49 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cathedral City (California) are December with an average of 5.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.54 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Cathedral City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Cathedral City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cathedral City, CA, of 6.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 81% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 2% greater 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 Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City

Sunrise / Sunset in Cathedral City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:25 pm
    • Sunset: 1:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:08
Solar Energy Statistics for Cathedral City

Best Months for Solar in Cathedral City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cathedral City

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

However, Cathedral City is in Riverside County and Riverside County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cathedral City

The Power of Solar in Cathedral City, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cathedral City, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cathedral City

Cathedral City (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7505.26 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cathedral City is April with an average of 715.36 kWhac, followed by May at 696.86 kWhac and March at 685.82 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cathedral City (California) are December with an average of 511.41 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 520.65 kWhac and November at 538.32 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cathedral City

Cathedral City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cathedral City 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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Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City

Solar Energy Contractors in Cathedral City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Cathedral City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Cathedral City

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

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Weather Forecast for Cathedral City, CA [5]

Tue Feb 19
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 22°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Feb 21
37°F
Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Feb 22
36°F
Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 23
37°F
Light Rain
Min: 19°F
Max: 42°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 24
34°F
Light Rain
Min: 22°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 70%

More about Cathedral City

About Cathedral City

The city of Cathedral City, CA in Riverside County has an approximate population of 51,200. [6]

Cathedral City Solar Power

Cathedral City, CA Solar Energy

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

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