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Solar Energy in Boca Raton, FL

Solar Energy in Boca Raton

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Solar Panels in Boca Raton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Boca Raton

The total length of the day in Boca Raton, FL today (August 12, 2020) will be 13 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Boca Raton, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Boca Raton, FL

Solar Energy Data in Boca Raton, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Boca Raton, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Boca Raton

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

Boca Raton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Boca Raton that are always titled at the latitude of Boca Raton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.44 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 Boca Raton

Solar Radiation Data in Boca Raton, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Boca Raton.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Boca Raton, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Boca Raton

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Solar Power Comparison: Boca Raton vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Boca Raton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Boca Raton 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 Boca Raton

Sunrise / Sunset in Boca Raton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 12, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:51 am
    • Sunset: 11:58 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Boca Raton

Best Months for Solar in Boca Raton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.38 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Boca Raton

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

However, Boca Raton is in Palm Beach County and Palm Beach County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Boca Raton

The Power of Solar in Boca Raton, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Boca Raton, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Boca Raton

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Cost of Utilities in Boca Raton

Boca Raton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Boca Raton averaged 9.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Boca Raton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $19.80 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 67% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Boca Raton, FL [5]

Wed Aug 12
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu Aug 13
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 25%
Fri Aug 14
89°F
Few Clouds
Min: 84°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sat Aug 15
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 84°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Aug 16
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 40%
Mon Aug 17
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 10%

More about Boca Raton

About Boca Raton

The city of Boca Raton, FL in Palm Beach County has an approximate population of 84,392. [6]

Boca Raton Solar Power

Boca Raton, FL Solar Energy

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

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