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Solar Energy in Surf City, NJ

Solar Energy in Surf City

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Solar Panels in Surf City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Surf City

The total length of the day in Surf City, NJ today (September 24, 2020) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Surf City, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Surf City, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Surf City, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Surf City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City

Based on historical Surf City, 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 Surf City. [1]

Surf City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Surf City that are always titled at the latitude of Surf City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* 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 Surf City

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Surf City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Surf City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City

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Solar Power Comparison: Surf City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Surf City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Surf City 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 Surf City

Sunrise / Sunset in Surf City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:47 am
    • Sunset: 10:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Surf City

Best Months for Solar in Surf City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.12 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Surf City

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

However, Surf City is in Ocean County and Ocean County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Surf City

The Power of Solar in Surf City, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Surf City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City

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Cost of Utilities in Surf City

Surf City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Surf City averaged 15.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Surf City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $12.43 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Surf City, NJ [5]

Thu Sep 24
72°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 72°F
Calm: 1 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Sep 26
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sun Sep 27
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 64%
Mon Sep 28
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Sep 29
72°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 86%

More about Surf City

About Surf City

The borough of Surf City, NJ in Ocean County has an approximate population of 1,205. [6]

Surf City Solar Power

Surf City, NJ Solar Energy

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

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