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Solar Energy in Palmyra, PA

Solar Energy in Palmyra

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Palmyra with an average of 5.8 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Palmyra

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Palmyra

The total length of the day in Palmyra, PA today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Palmyra, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Palmyra, PA

Solar Energy Data in Palmyra, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Palmyra, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra

Based on historical Palmyra, 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 Palmyra. [1]

Palmyra has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Palmyra that are always titled at the latitude of Palmyra (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.75 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 Palmyra

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Palmyra, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra

Palmyra, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Palmyra is July with an average of 5.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Palmyra (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 3.06 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.52 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Palmyra

The average monthly solar radiation level in Palmyra, PA, of 4.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% 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: Palmyra vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Palmyra

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:15 am
    • Sunset: 4:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Palmyra

Best Months for Solar in Palmyra

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Palmyra

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Solar Power Output in Palmyra

The Power of Solar in Palmyra, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Palmyra, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra

Palmyra (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5282.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Palmyra is July with an average of 524.06 kWhac, followed by May at 515.53 kWhac and August at 498.95 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Palmyra (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 308 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 354.33 kWhac and January at 362.81 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Palmyra

Palmyra Electricity Costs

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Palmyra Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Palmyra, PA [5]

Wed Dec 7
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 96%
Fri Dec 9
41°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 84%
Sat Dec 10
38°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 41%
Sun Dec 11
41°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about Palmyra

About Palmyra

The borough of Palmyra, PA in Lebanon County has an approximate population of 7,320. [6]

Palmyra Solar Power

Palmyra, PA Solar Energy

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

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