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Solar Energy in Somerville, NJ

Solar Energy in Somerville

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Somerville with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Somerville

Solar panels in Somerville that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Somerville

The total length of the day in Somerville, NJ today (December 07, 2021) will be 9 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Somerville, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Somerville, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Somerville, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Somerville, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville

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Historical solar power output data for Somerville is not currently available.

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* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Somerville

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Somerville, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville

Somerville, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Somerville is July with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Somerville (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Somerville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Somerville, NJ, of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 30% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Somerville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:08 am
    • Sunset: 3:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Somerville

Best Months for Solar in Somerville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Somerville

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the borough of Somerville, NJ at this current time.

Solar Power Output in Somerville

The Power of Solar in Somerville, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Somerville, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Somerville

Somerville (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5432.87 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Somerville is July with an average of 521.1 kWhac, followed by August at 510.2 kWhac and March at 497.88 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Somerville (New Jersey) are December with an average of 331.81 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 363.59 kWhac and January at 390.35 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Somerville

Somerville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Somerville averaged 16.34 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Somerville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $13.75 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 32% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Somerville, NJ [5]

Tue Dec 7
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 8
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 9
35°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 82%
Fri Dec 10
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 11
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
41°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 70%

More about Somerville

About Somerville

The borough of Somerville, NJ in Somerset County has an approximate population of 12,098. [6]

Somerville Solar Power

Somerville, NJ Solar Energy

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

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