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Solar Energy in Dickson City, PA

Solar Energy in Dickson City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Dickson City with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dickson City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dickson City

The total length of the day in Dickson City, PA today (June 15, 2024) will be 15 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Dickson City, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dickson City, PA

Solar Energy Data in Dickson City, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dickson City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Dickson City

Based on historical Dickson City, 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 Dickson City. [1]

Dickson City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dickson City that are always titled at the latitude of Dickson City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.43 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 Dickson City

Solar Radiation Data in Dickson City, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Dickson City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dickson City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Dickson City

Dickson City, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dickson City is July with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.47 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dickson City (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.23 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Dickson City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Dickson City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dickson City, PA, of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 31% 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: Dickson City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Dickson City 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 Dickson City

Sunrise / Sunset in Dickson City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 15, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:26 am
    • Sunset: 8:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Dickson City

Best Months for Solar in Dickson City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dickson City

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Solar Power Output in Dickson City

The Power of Solar in Dickson City, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dickson City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Dickson City

Dickson City (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5083.27 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dickson City is July with an average of 522.17 kWhac, followed by May at 513.1 kWhac and March at 479.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dickson City (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 263.4 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 323.96 kWhac and January at 332.19 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dickson City

Dickson City Electricity Costs

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Dickson City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Dickson City, PA [5]

Sat Jun 15
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 16
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jun 17
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 40%
Tue Jun 18
96°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 96°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 35%
Wed Jun 19
96°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 96°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 95%
Thu Jun 20
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 87%

More about Dickson City

About Dickson City

The borough of Dickson City, PA in Lackawanna County has an approximate population of 6,070. [6]

Dickson City Solar Power

Dickson City, PA Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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