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Solar Energy in Suffern, NY

Solar Energy in Suffern

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Suffern with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 25, 2022) will be 9 hours and 51 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]

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

Suffern, 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 Suffern is July with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.67 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Suffern (New York) are December with an average of 3.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Suffern

The average monthly solar radiation level in Suffern, NY, of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: Suffern 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 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:13 am
    • Sunset: 5:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Suffern

Best Months for Solar in Suffern

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • 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.

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

Suffern (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5444.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Suffern is July with an average of 521.41 kWhac, followed by May at 519.26 kWhac and August at 510.71 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Suffern (New York) are December with an average of 331.25 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 372.53 kWhac and January at 377.48 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Suffern

Suffern Electricity Costs

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

Tue Jan 25
35°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 20°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 90%
Wed Jan 26
21°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 23°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 27
26°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 12°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 35%
Fri Jan 28
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
25°F
Light Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 28°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Jan 30
22°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 12°F
Max: 23°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 5%

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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