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Solar Energy in Ansonia, CT

Solar Energy in Ansonia

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Ansonia with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ansonia

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ansonia

The total length of the day in Ansonia, CT today (June 29, 2022) will be 15 hours and 8 minutes. [More]

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Ansonia, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ansonia, CT

Solar Energy Data in Ansonia, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ansonia, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Ansonia

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

Ansonia has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ansonia that are always titled at the latitude of Ansonia (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Ansonia

Solar Radiation Data in Ansonia, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ansonia, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Ansonia

Ansonia, CT has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ansonia is July with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ansonia (Connecticut) are December with an average of 3.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ansonia

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ansonia, CT, of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: Ansonia vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ansonia

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 29, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:21 am
    • Sunset: 7:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:8
Solar Energy Statistics for Ansonia

Best Months for Solar in Ansonia

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ansonia

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Solar Power Output in Ansonia

The Power of Solar in Ansonia, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ansonia, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Ansonia

Ansonia (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5412.47 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ansonia is July with an average of 534.06 kWhac, followed by May at 503.14 kWhac and March at 501.82 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ansonia (Connecticut) are December with an average of 325.84 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 357.36 kWhac and January at 377.98 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ansonia

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Weather Forecast for Ansonia, CT [5]

Wed Jun 29
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 21%
Thu Jun 30
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 9%
Fri Jul 1
84°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Jul 2
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 3
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Jul 4
78°F
Few Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 15%

More about Ansonia

About Ansonia

The city of Ansonia, CT in New Haven County has an approximate population of 19,249. [6]

Ansonia Solar Power

Ansonia, CT Solar Energy

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

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