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Solar Energy in Ravena, NY

Solar Energy in Ravena

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Ravena with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ravena

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ravena

The total length of the day in Ravena, NY today (April 18, 2024) will be 13 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Ravena, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ravena, NY

Solar Energy Data in Ravena, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ravena, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Ravena

Based on historical Ravena, 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 Ravena. [1]

Ravena has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ravena that are always titled at the latitude of Ravena (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Ravena

Solar Radiation Data in Ravena, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ravena, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Ravena

Ravena, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ravena is July with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.75 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ravena (New York) are December with an average of 2.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.34 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ravena

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ravena, NY, of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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: Ravena vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ravena

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 18, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:08 am
    • Sunset: 7:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Ravena

Best Months for Solar in Ravena

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ravena

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Solar Power Output in Ravena

The Power of Solar in Ravena, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ravena, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Ravena

Ravena (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5219.48 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ravena is August with an average of 524.32 kWhac, followed by July at 519.04 kWhac and June at 496.36 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ravena (New York) are December with an average of 301.32 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 317.07 kWhac and January at 348.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ravena

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Weather Forecast for Ravena, NY [5]

Thu Apr 18
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 19
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 20
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 21
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 22
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 23
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 78%

More about Ravena

About Ravena

The village of Ravena, NY in Albany County has an approximate population of 3,268. [6]

Ravena Solar Power

Ravena, NY Solar Energy

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

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