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Solar Energy in Rockville, MO

Solar Energy in Rockville

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Rockville with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Rockville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rockville

The total length of the day in Rockville, MO today (July 25, 2017) will be 14 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

Rockville, MO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rockville, MO

Solar Energy Data in Rockville, MO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rockville, MO

Solar Radiation Data in Rockville

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

Rockville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rockville that are always titled at the latitude of Rockville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.27 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.48 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Rockville

Solar Radiation Data in Rockville, MO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rockville, MO

Solar Radiation Data in Rockville

Rockville, MO has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Rockville is August with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.88 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rockville (Missouri) are December with an average of 3.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Rockville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rockville, MO, of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Rockville 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Rockville

Sunrise / Sunset in Rockville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:14 am
    • Sunset: 8:30 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Rockville

Best Months for Solar in Rockville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.49 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rockville

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

However, Rockville is in Bates County and Bates County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Rockville

The Power of Solar in Rockville, MO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rockville, MO

Solar Radiation Data in Rockville

Rockville (MO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5747.16 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rockville is August with an average of 557.31 kWhac, followed by July at 551.02 kWhac and May at 546.98 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rockville (Missouri) are December with an average of 344.15 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 378.24 kWhac and February at 394.03 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rockville

Rockville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rockville averaged 11.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Rockville

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Rockville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Missouri averaged $12.33 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Rockville

Solar Energy Contractors in Rockville

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Rockville, MO.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Rockville produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Rockville

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Rockville, MO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Rockville

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Rockville, MO.

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Weather Forecast for Rockville, MO [5]

Tue Jul 25
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 26
93°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 95°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Jul 27
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 89°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri Jul 28
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 29%
Sat Jul 29
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Jul 30
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%

More about Rockville

About Rockville

The city of Rockville, MO in Bates County has an approximate population of 166. [6]

Rockville Solar Power

Rockville, MO Solar Energy

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

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