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Solar Energy in Canandaigua, NY

Solar Energy in Canandaigua

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Canandaigua with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Canandaigua

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Canandaigua

The total length of the day in Canandaigua, NY today (February 07, 2023) will be 10 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Canandaigua, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Canandaigua, NY

Solar Energy Data in Canandaigua, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Canandaigua, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Canandaigua

Based on historical Canandaigua, 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 Canandaigua. [1]

Canandaigua has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Canandaigua that are always titled at the latitude of Canandaigua (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.7 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 Canandaigua

Solar Radiation Data in Canandaigua, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Canandaigua, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Canandaigua

Canandaigua, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Canandaigua is July with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Canandaigua (New York) are December with an average of 2.11 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.59 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Canandaigua

The average monthly solar radiation level in Canandaigua, NY, of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 13% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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: Canandaigua vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Canandaigua

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 07, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:16 am
    • Sunset: 5:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Canandaigua

Best Months for Solar in Canandaigua

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Canandaigua

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Solar Power Output in Canandaigua

The Power of Solar in Canandaigua, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Canandaigua, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Canandaigua

Canandaigua (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4948.94 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Canandaigua is July with an average of 530.08 kWhac, followed by May at 526.35 kWhac and August at 510.25 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Canandaigua (New York) are December with an average of 218.37 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 272.36 kWhac and November at 276.42 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Canandaigua

Canandaigua Electricity Costs

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Canandaigua Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Canandaigua, NY [5]

Tue Feb 7
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 8
38°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 76%
Thu Feb 9
41°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Feb 10
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 43°F
Strong breeze: 27 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Feb 11
30°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 24°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 60%
Sun Feb 12
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 42°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Canandaigua

About Canandaigua

The city of Canandaigua, NY in Ontario County has an approximate population of 10,545. [6]

Canandaigua Solar Power

Canandaigua, NY Solar Energy

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

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