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Solar Energy in Smicksburg, PA

Solar Energy in Smicksburg

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Smicksburg with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Smicksburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Smicksburg

The total length of the day in Smicksburg, PA today (July 14, 2024) will be 14 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Smicksburg, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Smicksburg, PA

Solar Energy Data in Smicksburg, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Smicksburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg

Based on historical Smicksburg, 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 Smicksburg. [1]

Smicksburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Smicksburg that are always titled at the latitude of Smicksburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 Smicksburg

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Smicksburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg

Smicksburg, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Smicksburg is July with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Smicksburg (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.47 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.98 kWh/m2/day and February at 3.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Smicksburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Smicksburg, PA, of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 15% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 32% 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: Smicksburg vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Smicksburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:56 am
    • Sunset: 8:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Smicksburg

Best Months for Solar in Smicksburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Smicksburg

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Solar Power Output in Smicksburg

The Power of Solar in Smicksburg, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Smicksburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg

Smicksburg (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5041.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Smicksburg is August with an average of 518.25 kWhac, followed by July at 516.12 kWhac and May at 513.47 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Smicksburg (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 250.12 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 305.65 kWhac and February at 324.96 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Smicksburg

Smicksburg Electricity Costs

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Smicksburg Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Smicksburg, PA [5]

Sun Jul 14
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Jul 15
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 55%
Tue Jul 16
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Jul 17
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jul 18
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Jul 19
78°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 95%

More about Smicksburg

About Smicksburg

The borough of Smicksburg, PA in Indiana County has an approximate population of 46. [6]

Smicksburg Solar Power

Smicksburg, PA Solar Energy

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

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