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Solar Energy in Highlands, NJ

Solar Energy in Highlands

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Highlands with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Highlands

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Highlands

The total length of the day in Highlands, NJ today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Highlands, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Highlands, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Highlands, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Highlands, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Highlands

Based on historical Highlands, 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 Highlands. [1]

Highlands has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Highlands that are always titled at the latitude of Highlands (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.61 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.96 kWh/m2/day and approximately 24% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.73 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 Highlands

Solar Radiation Data in Highlands, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Highlands, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Highlands

Highlands, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Highlands is July with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.84 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Highlands (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Highlands

The average monthly solar radiation level in Highlands, NJ, of 4.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 27% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: Highlands vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Highlands

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:05 am
    • Sunset: 3:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Highlands

Best Months for Solar in Highlands

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Highlands

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Solar Power Output in Highlands

The Power of Solar in Highlands, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Highlands, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Highlands

Highlands (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5748.4 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Highlands is July with an average of 564.17 kWhac, followed by August at 545.3 kWhac and May at 533.91 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Highlands (New Jersey) are December with an average of 337.98 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 393.1 kWhac and January at 397.23 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Highlands

Highlands Electricity Costs

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Highlands Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Highlands, NJ [5]

Wed Dec 7
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
49°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 74%
Fri Dec 9
41°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sat Dec 10
40°F
Few Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sun Dec 11
47°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 47°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 42°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 54%

More about Highlands

About Highlands

The borough of Highlands, NJ in Monmouth County has an approximate population of 5,005. [6]

Highlands Solar Power

Highlands, NJ Solar Energy

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

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