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Solar Energy in Menands, NY

Solar Energy in Menands

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Menands with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Menands

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Menands

The total length of the day in Menands, NY today (May 25, 2022) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Menands, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Menands, NY

Solar Energy Data in Menands, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Menands, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Menands

Based on historical Menands, 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 Menands. [1]

Menands has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Menands that are always titled at the latitude of Menands (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.03 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 Menands

Solar Radiation Data in Menands, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Menands, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Menands

Menands, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Menands is July with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Menands (New York) are December with an average of 2.67 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.24 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Menands

The average monthly solar radiation level in Menands, NY, of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 17% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 30% 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: Menands vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Menands

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:23 am
    • Sunset: 8:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Menands

Best Months for Solar in Menands

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Menands

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Solar Power Output in Menands

The Power of Solar in Menands, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Menands, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Menands

Menands (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5147.38 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Menands is July with an average of 535.57 kWhac, followed by June at 499.41 kWhac and August at 493.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Menands (New York) are December with an average of 272.47 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 308.11 kWhac and January at 344.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Menands

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Weather Forecast for Menands, NY [5]

Wed May 25
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu May 26
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 29
74°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 38%
Mon May 30
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 70%

More about Menands

About Menands

The village of Menands, NY in Albany County has an approximate population of 3,990. [6]

Menands Solar Power

Menands, NY Solar Energy

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