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Solar Energy in Lomita, CA

Solar Energy in Lomita

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

Solar Panels in Lomita

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lomita

The total length of the day in Lomita, CA today (October 24, 2017) will be 11 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

Lomita, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lomita, CA

Solar Energy Data in Lomita, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lomita, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Lomita

Based on historical Lomita, 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 Lomita. [1]

Lomita has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lomita that are always titled at the latitude of Lomita (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.3 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 Lomita

Solar Radiation Data in Lomita, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lomita, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Lomita

Lomita, 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 Lomita is August with an average of 6.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.63 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 Lomita (California) are December with an average of 4.34 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.43 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lomita

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lomita, 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 Lomita 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 Lomita

Sunrise / Sunset in Lomita

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:06 am
    • Sunset: 6:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Lomita

Best Months for Solar in Lomita

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lomita

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lomita

The Power of Solar in Lomita, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lomita, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Lomita

Lomita (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6384.22 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lomita is August with an average of 638.13 kWhac, followed by July at 627.75 kWhac and May at 588.95 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lomita (California) are December with an average of 423.3 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 432.9 kWhac and February at 442.47 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lomita

Lomita Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lomita averaged 18.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 44% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Lomita Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lomita

Solar Energy Contractors in Lomita

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lomita

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lomita

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

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Weather Forecast for Lomita, CA [5]

Mon Oct 23
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 24
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 1 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 28
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 2 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Lomita

About Lomita

The city of Lomita, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 20,256. [6]

Lomita Solar Power

Lomita, CA Solar Energy

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

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