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Solar Energy in Highspire, PA

Solar Energy in Highspire

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Highspire with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Highspire

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Highspire

The total length of the day in Highspire, PA today (June 29, 2022) will be 15 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

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Highspire, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Highspire, PA

Solar Energy Data in Highspire, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Highspire, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Highspire

Based on historical Highspire, 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 Highspire. [1]

Highspire has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Highspire that are always titled at the latitude of Highspire (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.58 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 Highspire

Solar Radiation Data in Highspire, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Highspire, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Highspire

Highspire, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.71 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Highspire is July with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.46 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Highspire (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.43 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Highspire

The average monthly solar radiation level in Highspire, PA, of 4.71 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: Highspire vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Highspire

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 29, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:40 am
    • Sunset: 8:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:0
Solar Energy Statistics for Highspire

Best Months for Solar in Highspire

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Highspire

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Solar Power Output in Highspire

The Power of Solar in Highspire, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Highspire, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Highspire

Highspire (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5310.75 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Highspire is July with an average of 532.1 kWhac, followed by May at 506.17 kWhac and August at 496.38 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Highspire (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 286.93 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 350.46 kWhac and November at 361.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Highspire

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Highspire Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Highspire, PA [5]

Wed Jun 29
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 1
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Jul 2
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 3
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 4
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 79%

More about Highspire

About Highspire

The borough of Highspire, PA in Dauphin County has an approximate population of 2,399. [6]

Highspire Solar Power

Highspire, PA Solar Energy

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