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Solar Energy in Butler, NJ

Solar Energy in Butler

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Butler with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Butler

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Butler

The total length of the day in Butler, NJ today (February 07, 2023) will be 10 hours and 20 minutes. [More]

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Butler, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Butler, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Butler, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Butler, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Butler

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

Butler has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Butler that are always titled at the latitude of Butler (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Butler

Solar Radiation Data in Butler, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Butler, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Butler

Butler, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Butler is July with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Butler (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Butler

The average monthly solar radiation level in Butler, NJ, of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Butler vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Butler 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 Butler

Sunrise / Sunset in Butler

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 07, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:01 am
    • Sunset: 4:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:20
Solar Energy Statistics for Butler

Best Months for Solar in Butler

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Butler

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Solar Power Output in Butler

The Power of Solar in Butler, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Butler, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Butler

Butler (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5409.54 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Butler is July with an average of 528.59 kWhac, followed by April at 514.88 kWhac and March at 506.05 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Butler (New Jersey) are December with an average of 303.45 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 367.97 kWhac and January at 373.01 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Butler

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Butler Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Butler, NJ [5]

Tue Feb 7
36°F
Light Rain
Min: 25°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 8
43°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 42%
Thu Feb 9
39°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Feb 10
51°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 37%
Sat Feb 11
40°F
Light Snow
Min: 32°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Feb 12
30°F
Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Butler

About Butler

The borough of Butler, NJ in Morris County has an approximate population of 7,539. [6]

Butler Solar Power

Butler, NJ Solar Energy

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

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