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Solar Energy in Slippery Rock, PA

Solar Energy in Slippery Rock

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Slippery Rock with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Slippery Rock

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Slippery Rock

The total length of the day in Slippery Rock, PA today (May 28, 2022) will be 14 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Slippery Rock, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Slippery Rock, PA

Solar Energy Data in Slippery Rock, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Slippery Rock, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Slippery Rock

Based on historical Slippery Rock, 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 Slippery Rock. [1]

Slippery Rock has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Slippery Rock that are always titled at the latitude of Slippery Rock (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.31 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.46 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 Slippery Rock

Solar Radiation Data in Slippery Rock, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Slippery Rock.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Slippery Rock, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Slippery Rock is August with an average of 5.89 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.88 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Slippery Rock (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.38 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.72 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Slippery Rock vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Slippery Rock

The average monthly solar radiation level in Slippery Rock, PA, of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 13% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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: Slippery Rock vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Slippery Rock 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 Slippery Rock

Sunrise / Sunset in Slippery Rock

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:51 am
    • Sunset: 8:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Slippery Rock

Best Months for Solar in Slippery Rock

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.89 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Slippery Rock

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Solar Power Output in Slippery Rock

The Power of Solar in Slippery Rock, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Slippery Rock, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4933.01 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Slippery Rock is July with an average of 532.09 kWhac, followed by August at 525.26 kWhac and May at 490.3 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Slippery Rock (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 241.93 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 276.91 kWhac and February at 314.02 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock Electricity Costs

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Slippery Rock Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Slippery Rock, PA [5]

Sat May 28
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sun May 29
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 9%
Mon May 30
82°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 43%
Tue May 31
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 94%
Wed Jun 1
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 73%
Thu Jun 2
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Slippery Rock

About Slippery Rock

The borough of Slippery Rock, PA in Butler County has an approximate population of 3,625. [6]

Slippery Rock Solar Power

Slippery Rock, PA Solar Energy

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

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