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Solar Energy in West Harrison, IN

Solar Energy in West Harrison

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in West Harrison with an average of 6.06 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in West Harrison

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Harrison

The total length of the day in West Harrison, IN today (September 28, 2022) will be 11 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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West Harrison, IN Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Harrison, IN

Solar Energy Data in West Harrison, IN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Harrison, IN

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison

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

West Harrison has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Harrison that are always titled at the latitude of West Harrison (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.95 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 West Harrison

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison, IN

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Harrison.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Harrison, IN

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison

West Harrison, IN has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in West Harrison is August with an average of 6.06 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in West Harrison (Indiana) are December with an average of 2.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: West Harrison vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Harrison

The average monthly solar radiation level in West Harrison, IN, of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% 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: West Harrison vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Harrison 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 West Harrison

Sunrise / Sunset in West Harrison

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:32 am
    • Sunset: 7:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:54
Solar Energy Statistics for West Harrison

Best Months for Solar in West Harrison

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Harrison

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Solar Power Output in West Harrison

The Power of Solar in West Harrison, IN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Harrison, IN

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison

West Harrison (IN) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5441.01 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in West Harrison is August with an average of 556.93 kWhac, followed by July at 541.75 kWhac and May at 521.28 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in West Harrison (Indiana) are December with an average of 307.07 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 356.49 kWhac and November at 371.09 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in West Harrison

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Weather Forecast for West Harrison, IN [5]

Wed Sep 28
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 95%
Thu Sep 29
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Sep 30
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 1
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Oct 2
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 3
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about West Harrison

About West Harrison

The town of West Harrison, IN in Dearborn County has an approximate population of 289. [6]

West Harrison Solar Power

West Harrison, IN Solar Energy

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

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