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Solar Energy in Covina, CA

Solar Energy in Covina

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Covina with an average of 6.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Covina

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Covina

The total length of the day in Covina, CA today (December 13, 2018) will be 09 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Covina, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Covina, CA

Solar Energy Data in Covina, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Covina, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Covina

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

Covina has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Covina that are always titled at the latitude of Covina (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.25 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.77 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 Covina

Solar Radiation Data in Covina, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Covina, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Covina

Covina, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Covina is August with an average of 6.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.62 kWh/m2/day and April at 6.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Covina (California) are December with an average of 4.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.43 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Covina

The average monthly solar radiation level in Covina, CA, of 5.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 51% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 15% 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 Covina 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 Covina

Sunrise / Sunset in Covina

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 13, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:48 am
    • Sunset: 5:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Covina

Best Months for Solar in Covina

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Covina

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

However, Covina is in Los Angeles County and Los Angeles County has at least 82,650 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Covina

The Power of Solar in Covina, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Covina, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Covina

Covina (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6382.93 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Covina is August with an average of 637.37 kWhac, followed by July at 626.51 kWhac and May at 587.92 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Covina (California) are December with an average of 424.24 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 433.72 kWhac and February at 442.96 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Covina

Covina Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Covina averaged 19.39 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 49% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Covina Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Covina

Solar Energy Contractors in Covina

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Covina

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Covina

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

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Weather Forecast for Covina, CA [5]

Wed Dec 12
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 46°F
: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 13
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 14
49°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 2 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sat Dec 15
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 16
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 47%
Mon Dec 17
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Covina

About Covina

The city of Covina, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 47,796. [6]

Covina Solar Power

Covina, CA Solar Energy

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

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