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Solar Energy in Pearl City, HI

Solar Energy in Pearl City

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Pearl City with an average of 6.41 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pearl City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pearl City

The total length of the day in Pearl City, HI today (December 17, 2017) will be 10 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

Pearl City, HI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pearl City, HI

Solar Energy Data in Pearl City, HI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pearl City, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl City

Based on historical Pearl City, HI data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Pearl City. [1]

Pearl City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pearl City that are always titled at the latitude of Pearl City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 4% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.65 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 Pearl City

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl City, HI

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pearl City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pearl City, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl City

Pearl City, HI has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Pearl City is September with an average of 6.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.25 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pearl City (Hawaii) are December with an average of 4.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.01 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Pearl City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pearl City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pearl City, HI, of 5.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 53% 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 Pearl City 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 Pearl City

Sunrise / Sunset in Pearl City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:03 pm
    • Sunset: 3:53 am
    • Solar Noon: 10:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Pearl City

Best Months for Solar in Pearl City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (6.18 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: September (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.49 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pearl City

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

However, Pearl City is in Honolulu County and Honolulu County has at least 856 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pearl City

The Power of Solar in Pearl City, HI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pearl City, HI

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl City

Pearl City (HI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6434.32 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pearl City is August with an average of 592.17 kWhac, followed by September at 587.32 kWhac and May at 572.62 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pearl City (Hawaii) are December with an average of 472.66 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 480.08 kWhac and January at 481.35 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pearl City

Pearl City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pearl City averaged 29.03 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 118% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Pearl City

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Pearl City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Hawaii averaged $39.98 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 135% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Pearl City

Solar Energy Contractors in Pearl City

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Pearl City, HI.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pearl City

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Pearl City, HI.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pearl City

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Pearl City, HI.

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Weather Forecast for Pearl City, HI [5]

Sun Dec 17
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 18
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Dec 19
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Dec 20
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 76%
Thu Dec 21
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 75°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 10%
Fri Dec 22
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Pearl City

About Pearl City

The city of Pearl City, HI in Honolulu County has an approximate population of 47,698. [6]

Pearl City Solar Power

Pearl City, HI Solar Energy

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

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