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Solar Energy in Hughson, CA

Solar Energy in Hughson

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Hughson with an average of 7.33 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hughson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hughson

The total length of the day in Hughson, CA today (November 20, 2017) will be 09 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

Hughson, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hughson, CA

Solar Energy Data in Hughson, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hughson, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson

Based on historical Hughson, 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 Hughson. [1]

Hughson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hughson that are always titled at the latitude of Hughson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.85 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 Hughson

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hughson, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson

Hughson, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hughson is August with an average of 7.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 7.27 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hughson (California) are December with an average of 2.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.74 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hughson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hughson, CA, of 5.5 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 Hughson 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 Hughson

Sunrise / Sunset in Hughson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:49 pm
    • Sunset: 12:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Hughson

Best Months for Solar in Hughson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (7.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hughson

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

However, Hughson is in Stanislaus County and Stanislaus County has at least 1,686 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Hughson

The Power of Solar in Hughson, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hughson, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Hughson

Hughson (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6199.47 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hughson is August with an average of 678.06 kWhac, followed by July at 671.4 kWhac and May at 651.43 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hughson (California) are December with an average of 271.09 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 279.82 kWhac and November at 348.73 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hughson

Hughson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hughson averaged 19.02 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 44% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Hughson Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.54 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 31% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Hughson

Solar Energy Contractors in Hughson

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Hughson

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Hughson

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

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Weather Forecast for Hughson, CA [5]

Mon Nov 20
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Nov 21
56°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 32%
Wed Nov 22
61°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Nov 23
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Nov 24
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 52%
Sat Nov 25
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 76%

More about Hughson

About Hughson

The city of Hughson, CA in Stanislaus County has an approximate population of 6,640. [6]

Hughson Solar Power

Hughson, CA Solar Energy

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

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