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Solar Energy in Fairfield, PA

Solar Energy in Fairfield

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Fairfield with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Fairfield

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fairfield

The total length of the day in Fairfield, PA today (June 15, 2024) will be 15 hours and 2 minutes. [More]

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Fairfield, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fairfield, PA

Solar Energy Data in Fairfield, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fairfield, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield

Based on historical Fairfield, 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 Fairfield. [1]

Fairfield has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fairfield that are always titled at the latitude of Fairfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.01 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.93 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 Fairfield

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fairfield, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield

Fairfield, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fairfield is July with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.58 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fairfield (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 3.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Fairfield

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fairfield, PA, of 4.91 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: Fairfield vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fairfield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 15, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:39 am
    • Sunset: 8:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:2
Solar Energy Statistics for Fairfield

Best Months for Solar in Fairfield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fairfield

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Solar Power Output in Fairfield

The Power of Solar in Fairfield, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fairfield, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield

Fairfield (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5565.6 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fairfield is July with an average of 537.28 kWhac, followed by May at 525.45 kWhac and April at 511.15 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fairfield (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 359.26 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 385.58 kWhac and November at 387.73 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fairfield

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Weather Forecast for Fairfield, PA [5]

Sat Jun 15
78°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 60%
Sun Jun 16
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Jun 17
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 5%
Tue Jun 18
88°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 87%
Wed Jun 19
87°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Jun 20
87°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 90%

More about Fairfield

About Fairfield

The borough of Fairfield, PA in Adams County has an approximate population of 507. [6]

Fairfield Solar Power

Fairfield, PA Solar Energy

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

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