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Solar Energy in Temecula, CA

Solar Energy in Temecula

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Temecula with an average of 6.59 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Temecula

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Temecula

The total length of the day in Temecula, CA today (January 15, 2019) will be 10 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Temecula, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Temecula, CA

Solar Energy Data in Temecula, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Temecula, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Temecula

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

Temecula has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Temecula that are always titled at the latitude of Temecula (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.45 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.34 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 Temecula

Solar Radiation Data in Temecula, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Temecula, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Temecula

Temecula, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Temecula is August with an average of 6.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.51 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Temecula (California) are December with an average of 4.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.85 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Temecula

The average monthly solar radiation level in Temecula, CA, of 5.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 55% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 13% 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 Temecula 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 Temecula

Sunrise / Sunset in Temecula

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:52 am
    • Sunset: 6:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Temecula

Best Months for Solar in Temecula

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.73 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Temecula

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

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

Solar Power Output in Temecula

The Power of Solar in Temecula, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Temecula, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Temecula

Temecula (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6577.14 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Temecula is August with an average of 624.92 kWhac, followed by April at 609.07 kWhac and July at 596.7 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Temecula (California) are December with an average of 458.31 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 473.54 kWhac and January at 476.09 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Temecula

Temecula Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Temecula averaged 15.73 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Temecula Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Temecula

Solar Energy Contractors in Temecula

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Temecula

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Temecula

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

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Weather Forecast for Temecula, CA [5]

Tue Jan 15
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 68%
Wed Jan 16
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 55°F
: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Jan 17
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 52°F
: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Jan 18
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 67%
Sat Jan 19
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 26%
Sun Jan 20
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 66°F
: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Temecula

About Temecula

The city of Temecula, CA in Riverside County has an approximate population of 100,097. [6]

Temecula Solar Power

Temecula, CA Solar Energy

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

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