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Solar Energy in Rockleigh, NJ

Solar Energy in Rockleigh

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

Solar Panels in Rockleigh

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rockleigh

The total length of the day in Rockleigh, NJ today (June 27, 2022) will be 15 hours and 7 minutes. [More]

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Rockleigh, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rockleigh, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Rockleigh, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rockleigh, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Rockleigh

Based on historical Rockleigh, 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 Rockleigh. [1]

Rockleigh 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 Rockleigh that are always titled at the latitude of Rockleigh (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 Rockleigh

Solar Radiation Data in Rockleigh, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rockleigh, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Rockleigh

Rockleigh, 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 Rockleigh is August with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.8 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rockleigh (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Rockleigh

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

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rockleigh

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:25 am
    • Sunset: 7:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:7
Solar Energy Statistics for Rockleigh

Best Months for Solar in Rockleigh

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.88 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 Rockleigh

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Solar Power Output in Rockleigh

The Power of Solar in Rockleigh, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rockleigh, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Rockleigh

Rockleigh (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5541.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rockleigh is August with an average of 535.77 kWhac, followed by July at 531.54 kWhac and March at 510.28 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rockleigh (New Jersey) are December with an average of 348.81 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 380.09 kWhac and November at 383.62 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rockleigh

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Rockleigh Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Rockleigh, NJ [5]

Mon Jun 27
72°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jun 28
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 82%
Wed Jun 29
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 25%
Fri Jul 1
88°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sat Jul 2
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Rockleigh

About Rockleigh

The borough of Rockleigh, NJ in Bergen County has an approximate population of 531. [6]

Rockleigh Solar Power

Rockleigh, NJ Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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