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Solar Power in 10940 (Middletown, NY)

Solar Energy in 10940

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 10940 with an average of 6.17 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 10940

Solar panels in 10940 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 10940

The total length of the day in 10940 (Middletown, NY) today (July 16, 2024) will be 14 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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10940 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 10940 (Middletown, NY)

Solar Energy Data for 10940

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 10940.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 10940

Solar Radiation Data in 10940

Based on historical 10940 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 10940. [1]

The region associated with 10940 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 10940 that are always titled at the latitude of Middletown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.78 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 10940

Solar Radiation Data in 10940

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 10940.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 10940

Solar Radiation Data in 10940

The region associated with 10940 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 10940 is July with an average of 6.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.73 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 10940 are December with an average of 3.22 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 10940 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 10940

The average monthly solar radiation level in 10940, 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: 10940 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 10940 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 10940

Sunrise / Sunset in 10940

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 16, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:37 am
    • Sunset: 8:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:53
Solar Energy Statistics for 10940

Best Months for Solar in 10940

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 10940

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 10940 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 10940

The Power of Solar in 10940

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 10940. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 10940. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 10940

Solar Radiation Data in 10940

10940 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5416.95 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 10940 is July with an average of 555.47 kWhac, followed by August at 516.23 kWhac and May at 515.21 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 10940 are December with an average of 322.96 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 368.24 kWhac and January at 372.15 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 10940 [5]

Tue Jul 16
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 95°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 17
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 93%
Thu Jul 18
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 78%
Fri Jul 19
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Jul 20
83°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 77%
Sun Jul 21
86°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about 10940

About 10940

The ZIP code 10940 is associated with the city of Middletown in Orange County in New York.

10940 Solar Power

10940 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 10940, or for more solar-related resources for NY, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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