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Solar Energy in Citrus Heights, CA

Solar Energy in Citrus Heights

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Citrus Heights with an average of 7.29 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Citrus Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Citrus Heights

The total length of the day in Citrus Heights, CA today (September 20, 2017) will be 12 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

Citrus Heights, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Citrus Heights, CA

Solar Energy Data in Citrus Heights, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Citrus Heights, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Citrus Heights

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

Citrus Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Citrus Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Citrus Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.73 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.04 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.75 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Citrus Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Citrus Heights, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Citrus Heights.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Citrus Heights, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights, 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 Citrus Heights is August with an average of 7.29 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 Citrus Heights (California) are December with an average of 2.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Citrus Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Citrus Heights

The average monthly solar radiation level in Citrus Heights, 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 Citrus Heights 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Citrus Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Citrus Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:52 am
    • Sunset: 7:02 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Citrus Heights

Best Months for Solar in Citrus Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Citrus Heights

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

However, Citrus Heights is in Sacramento County and Sacramento County has at least 15,308 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Citrus Heights

The Power of Solar in Citrus Heights, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Citrus Heights, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6186.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Citrus Heights is August with an average of 674.93 kWhac, followed by July at 666.01 kWhac and May at 646.91 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Citrus Heights (California) are December with an average of 272.67 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 281.17 kWhac and November at 350.74 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Citrus Heights

Citrus Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Citrus Heights averaged 19.39 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Citrus Heights

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Citrus Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.21 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Citrus Heights

Solar Energy Contractors in Citrus Heights

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Citrus Heights

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Citrus Heights

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

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Weather Forecast for Citrus Heights, CA [5]

Wed Sep 20
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Sep 21
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 64%
Fri Sep 22
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 23
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 3 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 51%

More about Citrus Heights

About Citrus Heights

The city of Citrus Heights, CA in Sacramento County has an approximate population of 83,301. [6]

Citrus Heights Solar Power

Citrus Heights, CA Solar Energy

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

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