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Solar Energy in Hopatcong, NJ

Solar Energy in Hopatcong

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Hopatcong with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hopatcong

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hopatcong

The total length of the day in Hopatcong, NJ today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Hopatcong, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hopatcong, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Hopatcong, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hopatcong, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hopatcong

Based on historical Hopatcong, 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 Hopatcong. [1]

Hopatcong has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hopatcong that are always titled at the latitude of Hopatcong (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 Hopatcong

Solar Radiation Data in Hopatcong, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hopatcong, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hopatcong

Hopatcong, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hopatcong is July with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.75 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hopatcong (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.53 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hopatcong

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hopatcong, NJ, of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: Hopatcong vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Hopatcong

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:33 am
    • Sunset: 7:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Hopatcong

Best Months for Solar in Hopatcong

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hopatcong

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Solar Power Output in Hopatcong

The Power of Solar in Hopatcong, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hopatcong, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hopatcong

Hopatcong (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5350.55 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hopatcong is July with an average of 527.55 kWhac, followed by August at 518.06 kWhac and May at 506.3 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hopatcong (New Jersey) are December with an average of 318.85 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 345.33 kWhac and January at 355.97 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hopatcong

Hopatcong Electricity Costs

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Hopatcong Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Hopatcong, NJ [5]

Mon May 23
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 93%
Tue May 24
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 86%
Wed May 25
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu May 26
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri May 27
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Hopatcong

About Hopatcong

The borough of Hopatcong, NJ in Sussex County has an approximate population of 15,147. [6]

Hopatcong Solar Power

Hopatcong, NJ Solar Energy

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

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