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Solar Energy in Montebello, CA

Solar Energy in Montebello

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

Solar Panels in Montebello

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Montebello

The total length of the day in Montebello, CA today (February 19, 2019) will be 11 hours and 08 minutes. [More]

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Montebello, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Montebello, CA

Solar Energy Data in Montebello, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Montebello, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Montebello

Based on historical Montebello, 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 Montebello. [1]

Montebello has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Montebello that are always titled at the latitude of Montebello (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.27 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.73 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 Montebello

Solar Radiation Data in Montebello, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Montebello, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Montebello

Montebello, 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 Montebello 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 Montebello (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: Montebello vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Montebello

The average monthly solar radiation level in Montebello, 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 Montebello 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 Montebello

Sunrise / Sunset in Montebello

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:32 pm
    • Sunset: 1:40 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:08
Solar Energy Statistics for Montebello

Best Months for Solar in Montebello

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.68 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Montebello

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

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

Solar Power Output in Montebello

The Power of Solar in Montebello, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Montebello, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Montebello

Montebello (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6383.28 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Montebello is August with an average of 637.57 kWhac, followed by July at 626.83 kWhac and May at 588.19 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Montebello (California) are December with an average of 423.99 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 433.51 kWhac and February at 442.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Montebello

Montebello Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Montebello averaged 19.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 51% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Montebello Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $11.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Montebello

Solar Energy Contractors in Montebello

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Montebello

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Montebello

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

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Weather Forecast for Montebello, CA [5]

Tue Feb 19
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 59°F
Calm: 1 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 48%
Thu Feb 21
44°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Feb 22
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 23
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 34%
Sun Feb 24
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Montebello

About Montebello

The city of Montebello, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 62,500. [6]

Montebello Solar Power

Montebello, CA Solar Energy

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

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