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Solar Energy in Norristown, PA

Solar Energy in Norristown

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Norristown with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Norristown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Norristown

The total length of the day in Norristown, PA today (June 29, 2022) will be 14 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Norristown, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Norristown, PA

Solar Energy Data in Norristown, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Norristown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Norristown

Based on historical Norristown, 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 Norristown. [1]

Norristown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Norristown that are always titled at the latitude of Norristown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.9 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 Norristown

Solar Radiation Data in Norristown, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Norristown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Norristown

Norristown, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Norristown is July with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.73 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Norristown (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 3.34 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.51 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Norristown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Norristown, PA, of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% 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: Norristown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Norristown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 29, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:35 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Norristown

Best Months for Solar in Norristown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.03 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Norristown

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Solar Power Output in Norristown

The Power of Solar in Norristown, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Norristown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Norristown

Norristown (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5400.38 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Norristown is July with an average of 523.05 kWhac, followed by April at 512.07 kWhac and August at 510.87 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Norristown (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 333.84 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 357.04 kWhac and November at 367.9 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Norristown

Norristown Electricity Costs

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Norristown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Norristown, PA [5]

Wed Jun 29
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Jul 1
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 21%
Sat Jul 2
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 3
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Jul 4
88°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 71%

More about Norristown

About Norristown

The borough of Norristown, PA in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 34,324. [6]

Norristown Solar Power

Norristown, PA Solar Energy

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

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