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Solar Energy in Yonkers, NY

Solar Energy in Yonkers

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Yonkers with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Yonkers

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Yonkers

The total length of the day in Yonkers, NY today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Yonkers, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Yonkers, NY

Solar Energy Data in Yonkers, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Yonkers, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Yonkers

Based on historical Yonkers, 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 Yonkers. [1]

Yonkers has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Yonkers that are always titled at the latitude of Yonkers (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.88 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 Yonkers

Solar Radiation Data in Yonkers, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Yonkers, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Yonkers

Yonkers, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Yonkers is July with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.89 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Yonkers (New York) are December with an average of 3.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Yonkers

The average monthly solar radiation level in Yonkers, NY, of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: Yonkers vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Yonkers

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:06 am
    • Sunset: 4:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Yonkers

Best Months for Solar in Yonkers

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Yonkers

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Solar Power Output in Yonkers

The Power of Solar in Yonkers, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Yonkers, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Yonkers

Yonkers (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5532.85 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Yonkers is July with an average of 543.25 kWhac, followed by August at 534.52 kWhac and April at 507.46 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Yonkers (New York) are December with an average of 333.96 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 384.85 kWhac and January at 388.86 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Yonkers

Yonkers Electricity Costs

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Weather Forecast for Yonkers, NY [5]

Wed Dec 7
55°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
50°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 55%
Fri Dec 9
41°F
Few Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sat Dec 10
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sun Dec 11
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
36°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 28%

More about Yonkers

About Yonkers

The city of Yonkers, NY in Westchester County has an approximate population of 195,976. [6]

Yonkers Solar Power

Yonkers, NY Solar Energy

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

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