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Solar Energy in Catawissa, PA

Solar Energy in Catawissa

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Catawissa with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Catawissa

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Catawissa

The total length of the day in Catawissa, PA today (April 22, 2024) will be 13 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Catawissa, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Catawissa, PA

Solar Energy Data in Catawissa, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Catawissa, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa

Based on historical Catawissa, PA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Catawissa. [1]

Catawissa has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Catawissa that are always titled at the latitude of Catawissa (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.45 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 Catawissa

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Catawissa, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa

Catawissa, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Catawissa is July with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.55 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Catawissa (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.34 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Catawissa

The average monthly solar radiation level in Catawissa, PA, of 4.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 18% 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: Catawissa vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Catawissa

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 22, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:13 am
    • Sunset: 7:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Catawissa

Best Months for Solar in Catawissa

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Catawissa

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Solar Power Output in Catawissa

The Power of Solar in Catawissa, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Catawissa, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa

Catawissa (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5141.5 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Catawissa is July with an average of 537.89 kWhac, followed by August at 493.93 kWhac and May at 489.69 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Catawissa (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 290.55 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 332.18 kWhac and January at 344.16 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Catawissa

Catawissa Electricity Costs

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Catawissa Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Catawissa, PA [5]

Mon Apr 22
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 23
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 43%
Wed Apr 24
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 88%
Thu Apr 25
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Apr 26
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 27
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Catawissa

About Catawissa

The borough of Catawissa, PA in Columbia County has an approximate population of 1,552. [6]

Catawissa Solar Power

Catawissa, PA Solar Energy

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

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