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Solar Panel Angles for Santa Maria, California

The most efficient tilt for photovoltaic panels in Santa Maria, California at a latitude of 34.93°:

Orientation

Your photovoltaic panels need to be angled facing south.

Fixed tilt

If you're mounting the photovoltaic panels at a stationary angle, such as on your roof, the most efficient angle is 29.6°.

2-Season tilt

If you're planning to change the angle of your photovoltaic panels twice per year, the most efficient angle is 11.5° in summer months and 49.8° in winter months.

4-Season tilt

If you're planning to change the angle of your photovoltaic panels each season, the most efficient angle is 7.8° in summer months and 55.1° in winter months, and 31.9° in autumn and spring months.