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Solar Energy in Jim Thorpe, PA

Solar Energy in Jim Thorpe

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Jim Thorpe with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Jim Thorpe

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Jim Thorpe

The total length of the day in Jim Thorpe, PA today (June 29, 2022) will be 15 hours and 4 minutes. [More]

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Jim Thorpe, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Jim Thorpe, PA

Solar Energy Data in Jim Thorpe, PA

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Jim Thorpe, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Jim Thorpe

Based on historical Jim Thorpe, 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 Jim Thorpe. [1]

Jim Thorpe has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Jim Thorpe that are always titled at the latitude of Jim Thorpe (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.63 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 Jim Thorpe

Solar Radiation Data in Jim Thorpe, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Jim Thorpe.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Jim Thorpe, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Jim Thorpe is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.63 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Jim Thorpe (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.56 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Jim Thorpe vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Jim Thorpe

The average monthly solar radiation level in Jim Thorpe, PA, of 4.7 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: Jim Thorpe vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe

Sunrise / Sunset in Jim Thorpe

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 29, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:34 am
    • Sunset: 8:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:4
Solar Energy Statistics for Jim Thorpe

Best Months for Solar in Jim Thorpe

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Jim Thorpe

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Solar Power Output in Jim Thorpe

The Power of Solar in Jim Thorpe, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Jim Thorpe, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5211.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Jim Thorpe is July with an average of 527.71 kWhac, followed by May at 508.41 kWhac and August at 507.83 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Jim Thorpe (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 277.59 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 335.87 kWhac and January at 356.98 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe Electricity Costs

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Jim Thorpe Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Jim Thorpe, PA [5]

Wed Jun 29
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jun 30
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 6%
Fri Jul 1
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 46%
Sat Jul 2
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 3
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 4
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 42%

More about Jim Thorpe

About Jim Thorpe

The borough of Jim Thorpe, PA in Carbon County has an approximate population of 4,781. [6]

Jim Thorpe Solar Power

Jim Thorpe, PA Solar Energy

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