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Solar Energy in South Greensburg, PA

Solar Energy in South Greensburg

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

Solar Panels in South Greensburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Greensburg

The total length of the day in South Greensburg, PA today (June 26, 2022) will be 15 hours and 2 minutes. [More]

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South Greensburg, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Greensburg, PA

Solar Energy Data in South Greensburg, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Greensburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Greensburg

Based on historical South Greensburg, 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 South Greensburg. [1]

South Greensburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Greensburg that are always titled at the latitude of South Greensburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.42 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 South Greensburg

Solar Radiation Data in South Greensburg, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Greensburg.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Greensburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Greensburg

South Greensburg, 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 South Greensburg is August with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.63 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in South Greensburg (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.13 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: South Greensburg vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Greensburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in South Greensburg, 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: South Greensburg vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Greensburg 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 South Greensburg

Sunrise / Sunset in South Greensburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:50 am
    • Sunset: 8:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:2
Solar Energy Statistics for South Greensburg

Best Months for Solar in South Greensburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Greensburg

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Solar Power Output in South Greensburg

The Power of Solar in South Greensburg, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Greensburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Greensburg

South Greensburg (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5021.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in South Greensburg is August with an average of 514.89 kWhac, followed by July at 509.95 kWhac and May at 491.07 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in South Greensburg (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 272.84 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 316.05 kWhac and November at 320.31 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in South Greensburg

South Greensburg Electricity Costs

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South Greensburg Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for South Greensburg, PA [5]

Sun Jun 26
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 51%
Mon Jun 27
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 90%
Tue Jun 28
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 72°F
Calm: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 34%
Wed Jun 29
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Jul 1
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about South Greensburg

About South Greensburg

The borough of South Greensburg, PA in Westmoreland County has an approximate population of 2,117. [6]

South Greensburg Solar Power

South Greensburg, PA Solar Energy

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

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