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Solar Energy in East Mckeesport, PA

Solar Energy in East Mckeesport

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in East Mckeesport with an average of 5.62 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in East Mckeesport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in East Mckeesport

The total length of the day in East Mckeesport, PA today (October 02, 2022) will be 11 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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East Mckeesport, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in East Mckeesport, PA

Solar Energy Data in East Mckeesport, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for East Mckeesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in East Mckeesport

Based on historical East Mckeesport, 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 East Mckeesport. [1]

East Mckeesport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in East Mckeesport that are always titled at the latitude of East Mckeesport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 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 East Mckeesport

Solar Radiation Data in East Mckeesport, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in East Mckeesport.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for East Mckeesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in East Mckeesport

East Mckeesport, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in East Mckeesport is August with an average of 5.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in East Mckeesport (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.92 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: East Mckeesport vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in East Mckeesport

The average monthly solar radiation level in East Mckeesport, PA, of 4.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 15% 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: East Mckeesport vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average East Mckeesport 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 East Mckeesport

Sunrise / Sunset in East Mckeesport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 02, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:16 am
    • Sunset: 7:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:44
Solar Energy Statistics for East Mckeesport

Best Months for Solar in East Mckeesport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in East Mckeesport

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Solar Power Output in East Mckeesport

The Power of Solar in East Mckeesport, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for East Mckeesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in East Mckeesport

East Mckeesport (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5015.78 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in East Mckeesport is August with an average of 508 kWhac, followed by May at 507.78 kWhac and July at 506.32 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in East Mckeesport (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 275.23 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 297.47 kWhac and November at 341.99 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in East Mckeesport

East Mckeesport Electricity Costs

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East Mckeesport Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for East Mckeesport, PA [5]

Sun Oct 2
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 3
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 4
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Oct 5
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Oct 6
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 6%
Fri Oct 7
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about East Mckeesport

About East Mckeesport

The borough of East Mckeesport, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 2,126. [6]

East Mckeesport Solar Power

East Mckeesport, PA Solar Energy

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

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