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Solar Energy in Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Energy in Dobbs Ferry

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Dobbs Ferry with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dobbs Ferry

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dobbs Ferry

The total length of the day in Dobbs Ferry, NY today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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Dobbs Ferry, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Energy Data in Dobbs Ferry, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry

Based on historical Dobbs Ferry, 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 Dobbs Ferry. [1]

Dobbs Ferry has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dobbs Ferry that are always titled at the latitude of Dobbs Ferry (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 Dobbs Ferry

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Dobbs Ferry.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry

Dobbs Ferry, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dobbs Ferry is July with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dobbs Ferry (New York) are December with an average of 2.94 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Dobbs Ferry vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Dobbs Ferry

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dobbs Ferry, NY, of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% 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: Dobbs Ferry vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Dobbs Ferry 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 Dobbs Ferry

Sunrise / Sunset in Dobbs Ferry

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:28 am
    • Sunset: 5:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Dobbs Ferry

Best Months for Solar in Dobbs Ferry

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dobbs Ferry

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Solar Power Output in Dobbs Ferry

The Power of Solar in Dobbs Ferry, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry

Dobbs Ferry (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5518.39 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dobbs Ferry is July with an average of 539.02 kWhac, followed by August at 529.72 kWhac and June at 514.29 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dobbs Ferry (New York) are December with an average of 297.86 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 385.29 kWhac and January at 392.78 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dobbs Ferry

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Weather Forecast for Dobbs Ferry, NY [5]

Fri Mar 1
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Mar 2
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 4%
Mon Mar 4
52°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Mar 5
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Mar 6
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Dobbs Ferry

About Dobbs Ferry

The village of Dobbs Ferry, NY in Westchester County has an approximate population of 10,875. [6]

Dobbs Ferry Solar Power

Dobbs Ferry, NY Solar Energy

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

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