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Solar Energy in Long Branch, NJ

Solar Energy in Long Branch

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Long Branch with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Long Branch

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Long Branch

The total length of the day in Long Branch, NJ today (April 23, 2024) will be 13 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Long Branch, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Long Branch, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Long Branch, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Long Branch, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Long Branch

Based on historical Long Branch, 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 Long Branch. [1]

Long Branch has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Long Branch that are always titled at the latitude of Long Branch (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.72 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 Long Branch

Solar Radiation Data in Long Branch, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Long Branch.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Long Branch, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Long Branch

Long Branch, 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 Long Branch is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Long Branch (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.2 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.68 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Long Branch vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Long Branch

The average monthly solar radiation level in Long Branch, 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: Long Branch vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Long Branch 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 Long Branch

Sunrise / Sunset in Long Branch

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 23, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:03 am
    • Sunset: 6:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Long Branch

Best Months for Solar in Long Branch

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Long Branch

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Solar Power Output in Long Branch

The Power of Solar in Long Branch, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Long Branch, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Long Branch

Long Branch (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5625.78 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Long Branch is July with an average of 548.23 kWhac, followed by August at 539.33 kWhac and June at 521.64 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Long Branch (New Jersey) are December with an average of 330.91 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 386.26 kWhac and November at 389.07 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Long Branch

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Weather Forecast for Long Branch, NJ [5]

Tue Apr 23
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Apr 24
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 93%
Thu Apr 25
45°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 60%
Fri Apr 26
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 27
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 28
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 27%

More about Long Branch

About Long Branch

The city of Long Branch, NJ in Monmouth County has an approximate population of 30,719. [6]

Long Branch Solar Power

Long Branch, NJ Solar Energy

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

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