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Solar Energy in Ellicottville, NY

Solar Energy in Ellicottville

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Ellicottville with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ellicottville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ellicottville

The total length of the day in Ellicottville, NY today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Ellicottville, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ellicottville, NY

Solar Energy Data in Ellicottville, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ellicottville, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Ellicottville

Based on historical Ellicottville, 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 Ellicottville. [1]

Ellicottville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ellicottville that are always titled at the latitude of Ellicottville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.18 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.46 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 Ellicottville

Solar Radiation Data in Ellicottville, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ellicottville, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Ellicottville

Ellicottville, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ellicottville is August with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ellicottville (New York) are December with an average of 2.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.66 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ellicottville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ellicottville, NY, of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 18% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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: Ellicottville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ellicottville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:35 am
    • Sunset: 5:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Ellicottville

Best Months for Solar in Ellicottville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.71 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ellicottville

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

Solar Power Output in Ellicottville

The Power of Solar in Ellicottville, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ellicottville, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Ellicottville

Ellicottville (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4933.5 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ellicottville is August with an average of 526.55 kWhac, followed by July at 510.9 kWhac and May at 507.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ellicottville (New York) are December with an average of 227.23 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 277.91 kWhac and November at 281.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ellicottville

Ellicottville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ellicottville 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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Ellicottville 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 Ellicottville, NY [5]

Mon Jan 24
13°F
Light Snow
Min: -10°F
Max: 22°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 93%
Tue Jan 25
16°F
Light Snow
Min: -2°F
Max: 23°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jan 26
13°F
Light Snow
Min: -6°F
Max: 13°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Jan 27
21°F
Broken Clouds
Min: -6°F
Max: 23°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 77%
Fri Jan 28
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
13°F
Light Snow
Min: 5°F
Max: 17°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Ellicottville

About Ellicottville

The village of Ellicottville, NY in Cattaraugus County has an approximate population of 376. [6]

Ellicottville Solar Power

Ellicottville, NY Solar Energy

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

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