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Solar Energy in Suffern, NY

Solar Energy in Suffern

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Solar Panels in Suffern

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Suffern

The total length of the day in Suffern, NY today (January 26, 2021) will be 09 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Suffern, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Suffern, NY

Solar Energy Data in Suffern, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Suffern, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Suffern

Based on historical Suffern, 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 Suffern. [1]

Suffern has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Suffern that are always titled at the latitude of Suffern (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Suffern

Solar Radiation Data in Suffern, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Suffern, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Suffern

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

Solar Power Levels in Suffern

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Suffern

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:11 pm
    • Sunset: 10:06 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Suffern

Best Months for Solar in Suffern

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Suffern

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

However, Suffern is in Rockland County and Rockland County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Suffern

The Power of Solar in Suffern, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Suffern, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Suffern

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Cost of Utilities in Suffern

Suffern Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Suffern averaged 19.28 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Suffern

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Suffern Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $16.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 31% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Suffern, NY [5]

Tue Jan 26
32°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 33°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 83%
Wed Jan 27
34°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Jan 28
27°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 15°F
Max: 27°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 50%
Fri Jan 29
18°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 13°F
Max: 18°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sat Jan 30
25°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 13°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jan 31
22°F
Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 25°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Suffern

About Suffern

The village of Suffern, NY in Rockland County has an approximate population of 10,723. [6]

Suffern Solar Power

Suffern, NY Solar Energy

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

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