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Solar Energy in Rockaway Beach, OR

Solar Energy in Rockaway Beach

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Solar Panels in Rockaway Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rockaway Beach

The total length of the day in Rockaway Beach, OR today (September 19, 2020) will be 12 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Rockaway Beach, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rockaway Beach, OR

Solar Energy Data in Rockaway Beach, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rockaway Beach, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Rockaway Beach

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

Rockaway Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rockaway Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Rockaway Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 3.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 24% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.23 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 Rockaway Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Rockaway Beach, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rockaway Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rockaway Beach, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Rockaway Beach

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Solar Power Comparison: Rockaway Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rockaway Beach

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Rockaway Beach 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 Rockaway Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Rockaway Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:00 pm
    • Sunset: 2:17 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Rockaway Beach

Best Months for Solar in Rockaway Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rockaway Beach

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Rockaway Beach, OR at this current time.

However, Rockaway Beach is in Tillamook County and Tillamook County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Rockaway Beach

The Power of Solar in Rockaway Beach, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rockaway Beach, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Rockaway Beach

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Cost of Utilities in Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rockaway Beach averaged 11.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Rockaway Beach Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $12.09 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Rockaway Beach, OR [5]

Sat Sep 19
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sun Sep 20
63°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 70%
Mon Sep 21
64°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Sep 22
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Sep 23
59°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 60°F
Strong breeze: 26 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 24
61°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Rockaway Beach

About Rockaway Beach

The city of Rockaway Beach, OR in Tillamook County has an approximate population of 1,312. [6]

Rockaway Beach Solar Power

Rockaway Beach, OR Solar Energy

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

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