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Solar Energy in Laguna Hills, CA

Solar Energy in Laguna Hills

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Laguna Hills with an average of 6.79 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Laguna Hills

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Laguna Hills

The total length of the day in Laguna Hills, CA today (July 20, 2018) will be 14 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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Laguna Hills, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Laguna Hills, CA

Solar Energy Data in Laguna Hills, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Laguna Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Laguna Hills

Based on historical Laguna Hills, 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 Laguna Hills. [1]

Laguna Hills has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Laguna Hills that are always titled at the latitude of Laguna Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.27 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.56 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 Laguna Hills

Solar Radiation Data in Laguna Hills, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Laguna Hills.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Laguna Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Laguna Hills

Laguna Hills, 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 Laguna Hills is August with an average of 6.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.64 kWh/m2/day and April at 6.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Laguna Hills (California) are December with an average of 4.34 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.42 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Laguna Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Laguna Hills

The average monthly solar radiation level in Laguna Hills, 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 Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in Laguna Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:55 am
    • Sunset: 7:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Laguna Hills

Best Months for Solar in Laguna Hills

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.46 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Laguna Hills

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

However, Laguna Hills is in Orange County and Orange County has at least 37,535 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Laguna Hills

The Power of Solar in Laguna Hills, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Laguna Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Laguna Hills

Laguna Hills (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6384.95 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Laguna Hills is August with an average of 638.58 kWhac, followed by July at 628.5 kWhac and May at 589.57 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Laguna Hills (California) are December with an average of 422.73 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 432.39 kWhac and February at 442.16 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Laguna Hills

Laguna Hills Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Laguna Hills averaged 16.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2018, which was about 25% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.89¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Laguna Hills Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $11.61 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2018, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.12 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Laguna Hills

Solar Energy Contractors in Laguna Hills

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Laguna Hills

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Laguna Hills

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

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Weather Forecast for Laguna Hills, CA [5]

Fri Jul 20
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 21
75°F
Few Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Jul 22
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 23
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 18%
Tue Jul 24
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 1 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 25
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Laguna Hills

About Laguna Hills

The city of Laguna Hills, CA in Orange County has an approximate population of 30,344. [6]

Laguna Hills Solar Power

Laguna Hills, CA Solar Energy

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

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