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Solar Energy in Port Aransas, TX

Solar Energy in Port Aransas

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Port Aransas with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Port Aransas

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Port Aransas

The total length of the day in Port Aransas, TX today (January 25, 2022) will be 10 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

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Port Aransas, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Aransas, TX

Solar Energy Data in Port Aransas, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Aransas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas

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

Port Aransas has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Port Aransas that are always titled at the latitude of Port Aransas (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 8% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.64 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 Port Aransas

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Port Aransas.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Aransas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas

Port Aransas, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Port Aransas is October with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 6.08 kWh/m2/day and August at 6.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Port Aransas (Texas) are December with an average of 4.49 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.72 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Port Aransas vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Aransas

The average monthly solar radiation level in Port Aransas, TX, of 5.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 47% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% 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: Port Aransas vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Port Aransas 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 Port Aransas

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Aransas

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:17 am
    • Sunset: 6:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Aransas

Best Months for Solar in Port Aransas

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Aransas

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Port Aransas, TX at this current time.

Solar Power Output in Port Aransas

The Power of Solar in Port Aransas, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Aransas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas

Port Aransas (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6132.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Port Aransas is October with an average of 587.53 kWhac, followed by August at 560.36 kWhac and September at 546.72 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Port Aransas (Texas) are February with an average of 425.56 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 434.79 kWhac and January at 457.69 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Port Aransas

Port Aransas Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Aransas averaged 12.56 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Port Aransas Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $23.54 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 35% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Port Aransas, TX [5]

Tue Jan 25
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 26
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Jan 27
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 28
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 64°F
High wind, near gale: 34 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jan 30
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Port Aransas

About Port Aransas

The city of Port Aransas, TX in Nueces County has an approximate population of 3,480. [6]

Port Aransas Solar Power

Port Aransas, TX Solar Energy

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

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