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Solar Energy in Desert Hot Springs, CA

Solar Energy in Desert Hot Springs

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Desert Hot Springs with an average of 7.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Desert Hot Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Desert Hot Springs

The total length of the day in Desert Hot Springs, CA today (September 25, 2017) will be 12 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

Desert Hot Springs, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Desert Hot Springs, CA

Solar Energy Data in Desert Hot Springs, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Desert Hot Springs, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Desert Hot Springs

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

Desert Hot Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Desert Hot Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Desert Hot Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.91 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 Desert Hot Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Desert Hot Springs, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Desert Hot Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Desert Hot Springs, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs, 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 Desert Hot Springs is April with an average of 7.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 7.48 kWh/m2/day and May at 7.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Desert Hot Springs (California) are December with an average of 5.16 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.55 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Desert Hot Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Desert Hot Springs

The average monthly solar radiation level in Desert Hot Springs, 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 Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Desert Hot Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:36 am
    • Sunset: 6:37 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Desert Hot Springs

Best Months for Solar in Desert Hot Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (7.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Desert Hot Springs

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

However, Desert Hot Springs is in Riverside County and Riverside County has at least 52,763 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Desert Hot Springs

The Power of Solar in Desert Hot Springs, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Desert Hot Springs, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7505.03 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Desert Hot Springs is April with an average of 714.99 kWhac, followed by May at 696.07 kWhac and March at 685.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Desert Hot Springs (California) are December with an average of 512.2 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 521.1 kWhac and November at 539.01 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Desert Hot Springs 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]

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Desert Hot Springs 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 Desert Hot Springs

Solar Energy Contractors in Desert Hot Springs

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Desert Hot Springs, CA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Desert Hot Springs

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Desert Hot Springs, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Desert Hot Springs

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Desert Hot Springs, CA.

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Weather Forecast for Desert Hot Springs, CA [5]

Sun Sep 24
59°F
Few Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 12%
Mon Sep 25
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 79°F
: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 76°F
: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 29
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Desert Hot Springs

About Desert Hot Springs

The city of Desert Hot Springs, CA in Riverside County has an approximate population of 25,938. [6]

Desert Hot Springs Solar Power

Desert Hot Springs, CA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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