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Solar Energy in Gilberton, PA

Solar Energy in Gilberton

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Gilberton with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Gilberton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gilberton

The total length of the day in Gilberton, PA today (May 25, 2022) will be 14 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Gilberton, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gilberton, PA

Solar Energy Data in Gilberton, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gilberton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Gilberton

Based on historical Gilberton, 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 Gilberton. [1]

Gilberton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gilberton that are always titled at the latitude of Gilberton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.68 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 Gilberton

Solar Radiation Data in Gilberton, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gilberton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Gilberton

Gilberton, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Gilberton is July with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.52 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Gilberton (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.53 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Gilberton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Gilberton, PA, of 4.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 20% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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: Gilberton vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gilberton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:39 am
    • Sunset: 8:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Gilberton

Best Months for Solar in Gilberton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gilberton

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Solar Power Output in Gilberton

The Power of Solar in Gilberton, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gilberton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Gilberton

Gilberton (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5239.34 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Gilberton is July with an average of 529.77 kWhac, followed by May at 501.7 kWhac and August at 499.41 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Gilberton (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 291.6 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 338.02 kWhac and January at 359.85 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Gilberton

Gilberton Electricity Costs

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Gilberton Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Gilberton, PA [5]

Wed May 25
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu May 26
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 69%
Sun May 29
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 66%
Mon May 30
82°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Gilberton

About Gilberton

The borough of Gilberton, PA in Schuylkill County has an approximate population of 769. [6]

Gilberton Solar Power

Gilberton, PA Solar Energy

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

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