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Solar Energy in Arcade, NY

Solar Energy in Arcade

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Arcade with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Arcade

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Arcade

The total length of the day in Arcade, NY today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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Arcade, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Arcade, NY

Solar Energy Data in Arcade, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Arcade, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade

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

Arcade has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Arcade that are always titled at the latitude of Arcade (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.4 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 Arcade

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Arcade, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade

Arcade, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Arcade is August with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Arcade (New York) are December with an average of 2.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.34 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Arcade

The average monthly solar radiation level in Arcade, NY, of 4.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 15% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 35% 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: Arcade vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Arcade

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:34 am
    • Sunset: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Arcade

Best Months for Solar in Arcade

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Arcade

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Arcade, NY at this current time.

Solar Power Output in Arcade

The Power of Solar in Arcade, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Arcade, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade

Arcade (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4805.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Arcade is July with an average of 519.17 kWhac, followed by August at 516.99 kWhac and May at 500.41 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Arcade (New York) are December with an average of 219.61 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 246.28 kWhac and November at 256.99 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Arcade

Arcade Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Arcade averaged 20.59 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 46% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Arcade Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $22.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Arcade, NY [5]

Mon Jan 24
17°F
Snow
Min: -9°F
Max: 23°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 90%
Tue Jan 25
15°F
Light Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 23°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 26
14°F
Light Snow
Min: -5°F
Max: 14°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu Jan 27
21°F
Light Snow
Min: -3°F
Max: 23°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Jan 28
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 15°F
Max: 27°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
14°F
Light Snow
Min: 6°F
Max: 14°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Arcade

About Arcade

The village of Arcade, NY in Wyoming County has an approximate population of 2,071. [6]

Arcade Solar Power

Arcade, NY Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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