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Solar Energy in Old Tappan, NJ

Solar Energy in Old Tappan

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Old Tappan with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Old Tappan

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Old Tappan

The total length of the day in Old Tappan, NJ today (October 02, 2022) will be 11 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Old Tappan, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Old Tappan, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Old Tappan, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Old Tappan, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Old Tappan

Based on historical Old Tappan, 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 Old Tappan. [1]

Old Tappan has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Old Tappan that are always titled at the latitude of Old Tappan (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.61 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.81 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 Old Tappan

Solar Radiation Data in Old Tappan, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Old Tappan.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Old Tappan, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Old Tappan

Old Tappan, 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 Old Tappan is August with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Old Tappan (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.64 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Old Tappan vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Old Tappan

The average monthly solar radiation level in Old Tappan, 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: Old Tappan vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Old Tappan 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 Old Tappan

Sunrise / Sunset in Old Tappan

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 02, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:53 am
    • Sunset: 5:36 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Old Tappan

Best Months for Solar in Old Tappan

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Old Tappan

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Solar Power Output in Old Tappan

The Power of Solar in Old Tappan, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Old Tappan, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Old Tappan

Old Tappan (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5442.48 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Old Tappan is August with an average of 526.83 kWhac, followed by July at 519.68 kWhac and April at 499.38 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Old Tappan (New Jersey) are December with an average of 338.86 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 362.87 kWhac and January at 368.42 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Old Tappan

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Old Tappan Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Old Tappan, NJ [5]

Sun Oct 2
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 3
57°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 4
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 98%
Wed Oct 5
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 6
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 51%
Fri Oct 7
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about Old Tappan

About Old Tappan

The borough of Old Tappan, NJ in Bergen County has an approximate population of 5,750. [6]

Old Tappan Solar Power

Old Tappan, NJ Solar Energy

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

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