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Solar Energy in West Cape May, NJ

Solar Energy in West Cape May

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in West Cape May with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in West Cape May

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Cape May

The total length of the day in West Cape May, NJ today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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West Cape May, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Cape May, NJ

Solar Energy Data in West Cape May, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Cape May, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May

Based on historical West Cape May, 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 West Cape May. [1]

West Cape May has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Cape May that are always titled at the latitude of West Cape May (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.21 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 West Cape May

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Cape May.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Cape May, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May

West Cape May, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in West Cape May is August with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in West Cape May (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: West Cape May vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Cape May

The average monthly solar radiation level in West Cape May, NJ, of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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: West Cape May vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Cape May 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 West Cape May

Sunrise / Sunset in West Cape May

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:08 am
    • Sunset: 7:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:54
Solar Energy Statistics for West Cape May

Best Months for Solar in West Cape May

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Cape May

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Solar Power Output in West Cape May

The Power of Solar in West Cape May, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Cape May, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May

West Cape May (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5776.71 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in West Cape May is April with an average of 551.89 kWhac, followed by August at 548.12 kWhac and May at 545.61 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in West Cape May (New Jersey) are December with an average of 365.77 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 385.24 kWhac and January at 396.95 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in West Cape May

West Cape May Electricity Costs

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West Cape May Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for West Cape May, NJ [5]

Tue Aug 9
84°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 78°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 81%
Wed Aug 10
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Aug 11
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Aug 12
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 59%
Sat Aug 13
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 14
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 77°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 34%

More about West Cape May

About West Cape May

The borough of West Cape May, NJ in Cape May County has an approximate population of 1,024. [6]

West Cape May Solar Power

West Cape May, NJ Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power West Cape May, NJ, or for more solar-related resources for West Cape May, 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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