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Solar Energy in Elmwood Park, NJ

Solar Energy in Elmwood Park

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Elmwood Park with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Elmwood Park

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Elmwood Park

The total length of the day in Elmwood Park, NJ today (April 14, 2024) will be 13 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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Elmwood Park, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Elmwood Park, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Elmwood Park, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Elmwood Park, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Elmwood Park

Based on historical Elmwood Park, 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 Elmwood Park. [1]

Elmwood Park has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Elmwood Park that are always titled at the latitude of Elmwood Park (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 Elmwood Park

Solar Radiation Data in Elmwood Park, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Elmwood Park.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Elmwood Park, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Elmwood Park is July with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Elmwood Park (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.39 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Elmwood Park vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Elmwood Park

The average monthly solar radiation level in Elmwood Park, NJ, of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% 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: Elmwood Park vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Elmwood Park 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 Elmwood Park

Sunrise / Sunset in Elmwood Park

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 14, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:17 am
    • Sunset: 6:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Elmwood Park

Best Months for Solar in Elmwood Park

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Elmwood Park

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Solar Power Output in Elmwood Park

The Power of Solar in Elmwood Park, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Elmwood Park, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5444.79 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Elmwood Park is July with an average of 522.54 kWhac, followed by April at 519.97 kWhac and May at 507.99 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Elmwood Park (New Jersey) are December with an average of 333.89 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 360.96 kWhac and January at 398.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park Electricity Costs

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Elmwood Park Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Elmwood Park, NJ [5]

Sun Apr 14
62°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 96%
Mon Apr 15
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 44%
Tue Apr 16
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 27%
Wed Apr 17
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 18
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 19
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Elmwood Park

About Elmwood Park

The borough of Elmwood Park, NJ in Bergen County has an approximate population of 19,403. [6]

Elmwood Park Solar Power

Elmwood Park, NJ Solar Energy

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

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