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Solar Energy in Chambersburg, PA

Solar Energy in Chambersburg

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Solar Panels in Chambersburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chambersburg

The total length of the day in Chambersburg, PA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Chambersburg, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chambersburg, PA

Solar Energy Data in Chambersburg, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chambersburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Chambersburg

Based on historical Chambersburg, 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 Chambersburg. [1]

Chambersburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chambersburg that are always titled at the latitude of Chambersburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.54 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.72 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 Chambersburg

Solar Radiation Data in Chambersburg, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chambersburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Chambersburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Chambersburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Chambersburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:23 am
    • Sunset: 11:54 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Chambersburg

Best Months for Solar in Chambersburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chambersburg

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the borough of Chambersburg, PA at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Chambersburg

The Power of Solar in Chambersburg, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chambersburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Chambersburg

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Cost of Utilities in Chambersburg

Chambersburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chambersburg averaged 13.09 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Chambersburg

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Chambersburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $9.87 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Chambersburg, PA [5]

Tue Apr 20
67°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 71%
Wed Apr 21
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu Apr 22
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 46°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 79%
Fri Apr 23
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sat Apr 24
61°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 79%
Sun Apr 25
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 60°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 68%

More about Chambersburg

About Chambersburg

The borough of Chambersburg, PA in Franklin County has an approximate population of 20,268. [6]

Chambersburg Solar Power

Chambersburg, PA Solar Energy

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

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