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Solar Energy in Southmont, PA

Solar Energy in Southmont

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Southmont with an average of 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Southmont

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Southmont

The total length of the day in Southmont, PA today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Southmont, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Southmont, PA

Solar Energy Data in Southmont, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Southmont, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Southmont

Based on historical Southmont, 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 Southmont. [1]

Southmont has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Southmont that are always titled at the latitude of Southmont (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.38 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 Southmont

Solar Radiation Data in Southmont, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Southmont, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Southmont

Southmont, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.38 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Southmont is July with an average of 5.56 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.52 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Southmont (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.92 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Southmont

The average monthly solar radiation level in Southmont, PA, of 4.38 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 11% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 34% 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: Southmont vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Southmont

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:25 am
    • Sunset: 4:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Southmont

Best Months for Solar in Southmont

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Southmont

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Solar Power Output in Southmont

The Power of Solar in Southmont, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Southmont, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Southmont

Southmont (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4862.28 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Southmont is July with an average of 504.16 kWhac, followed by August at 497.84 kWhac and May at 494.27 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Southmont (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 243.66 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 298.04 kWhac and November at 299.5 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Southmont

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Southmont Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Southmont, PA [5]

Wed Dec 7
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 88%
Thu Dec 8
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Dec 9
43°F
Few Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sat Dec 10
36°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 37°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 95%
Sun Dec 11
42°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 35°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Southmont

About Southmont

The borough of Southmont, PA in Cambria County has an approximate population of 2,284. [6]

Southmont Solar Power

Southmont, PA Solar Energy

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

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