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Solar Energy in Rockport, TX

Solar Energy in Rockport

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Rockport with an average of 6.12 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Rockport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rockport

The total length of the day in Rockport, TX today (May 25, 2022) will be 13 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Rockport, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rockport, TX

Solar Energy Data in Rockport, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rockport, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport

Based on historical Rockport, 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 Rockport. [1]

Rockport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rockport that are always titled at the latitude of Rockport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 8% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.57 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 Rockport

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rockport, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport

Rockport, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Rockport is August with an average of 6.12 kWh/m2/day, followed by October at 6.1 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rockport (Texas) are December with an average of 4.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and February at 5.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Rockport

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rockport, TX, of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 39% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% 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: Rockport vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rockport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:33 am
    • Sunset: 8:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Rockport

Best Months for Solar in Rockport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.74 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rockport

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Solar Power Output in Rockport

The Power of Solar in Rockport, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rockport, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport

Rockport (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6083.02 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rockport is October with an average of 576.13 kWhac, followed by August at 565.3 kWhac and July at 537.18 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rockport (Texas) are December with an average of 427.93 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 440.32 kWhac and February at 453.37 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rockport

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Weather Forecast for Rockport, TX [5]

Wed May 25
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 24 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 70%
Thu May 26
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 27
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 28
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sun May 29
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon May 30
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Rockport

About Rockport

The city of Rockport, TX in Aransas County has an approximate population of 8,766. [6]

Rockport Solar Power

Rockport, TX Solar Energy

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

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