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Solar Energy in Asheboro, NC

Solar Energy in Asheboro

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Asheboro with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Asheboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Asheboro

The total length of the day in Asheboro, NC today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Asheboro, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Asheboro, NC

Solar Energy Data in Asheboro, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

Based on historical Asheboro, NC data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Asheboro. [1]

Asheboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Asheboro that are always titled at the latitude of Asheboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.12 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.44 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.54 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 Asheboro

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro, NC

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

Asheboro, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Asheboro is May with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.82 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Asheboro (North Carolina) are December with an average of 4.29 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.51 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Asheboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Asheboro, NC, of 5.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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: Asheboro vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Asheboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:08 am
    • Sunset: 8:23 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Asheboro

Best Months for Solar in Asheboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Asheboro

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Solar Power Output in Asheboro

The Power of Solar in Asheboro, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

Asheboro (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5831.41 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Asheboro is May with an average of 531.89 kWhac, followed by April at 526.23 kWhac and March at 508.94 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Asheboro (North Carolina) are December with an average of 418.6 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 425.11 kWhac and January at 445.52 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Asheboro

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Asheboro Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Asheboro, NC [5]

Mon May 23
75°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 24
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 71%

More about Asheboro

About Asheboro

The city of Asheboro, NC in Randolph County has an approximate population of 25,012. [6]

Asheboro Solar Power

Asheboro, NC Solar Energy

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

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