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Solar Energy in Lansford, PA

Solar Energy in Lansford

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Lansford with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lansford

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lansford

The total length of the day in Lansford, PA today (July 14, 2024) will be 14 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Lansford, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lansford, PA

Solar Energy Data in Lansford, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lansford, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Lansford

Based on historical Lansford, 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 Lansford. [1]

Lansford has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lansford that are always titled at the latitude of Lansford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% 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 Lansford

Solar Radiation Data in Lansford, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lansford, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Lansford

Lansford, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Lansford is July with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.59 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lansford (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.6 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lansford

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lansford, PA, of 4.73 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 28% 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: Lansford vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Lansford

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:43 am
    • Sunset: 8:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Lansford

Best Months for Solar in Lansford

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lansford

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Solar Power Output in Lansford

The Power of Solar in Lansford, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lansford, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Lansford

Lansford (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5260.53 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lansford is July with an average of 518.71 kWhac, followed by May at 502.79 kWhac and August at 499.72 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lansford (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 293.63 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 358.47 kWhac and January at 369.42 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lansford

Lansford Electricity Costs

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Lansford Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Lansford, PA [5]

Sun Jul 14
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 16%
Mon Jul 15
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 42%
Tue Jul 16
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 71%
Wed Jul 17
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 23%
Thu Jul 18
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 93%
Fri Jul 19
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 54%

More about Lansford

About Lansford

The borough of Lansford, PA in Carbon County has an approximate population of 3,941. [6]

Lansford Solar Power

Lansford, PA Solar Energy

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

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