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Solar Energy in West Mifflin, PA

Solar Energy in West Mifflin

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in West Mifflin with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in West Mifflin

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Mifflin

The total length of the day in West Mifflin, PA today (June 16, 2024) will be 15 hours and 6 minutes. [More]

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West Mifflin, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Mifflin, PA

Solar Energy Data in West Mifflin, PA

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Mifflin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin

Based on historical West Mifflin, 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 West Mifflin. [1]

West Mifflin has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Mifflin that are always titled at the latitude of West Mifflin (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.45 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 West Mifflin

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Mifflin.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Mifflin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin

West Mifflin, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in West Mifflin is August with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.68 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in West Mifflin (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.85 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: West Mifflin vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Mifflin

The average monthly solar radiation level in West Mifflin, PA, of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 31% 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: West Mifflin vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Mifflin 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 West Mifflin

Sunrise / Sunset in West Mifflin

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:47 am
    • Sunset: 8:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:6
Solar Energy Statistics for West Mifflin

Best Months for Solar in West Mifflin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Mifflin

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Solar Power Output in West Mifflin

The Power of Solar in West Mifflin, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Mifflin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin

West Mifflin (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5024.27 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in West Mifflin is July with an average of 514.21 kWhac, followed by August at 514.16 kWhac and May at 507.12 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in West Mifflin (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 279.79 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 290.39 kWhac and November at 333.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in West Mifflin

West Mifflin Electricity Costs

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West Mifflin Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for West Mifflin, PA [5]

Sun Jun 16
83°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 82%
Mon Jun 17
89°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 66%
Tue Jun 18
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 75%
Wed Jun 19
91°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 87%
Thu Jun 20
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 69%
Fri Jun 21
92°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about West Mifflin

About West Mifflin

The borough of West Mifflin, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 20,313. [6]

West Mifflin Solar Power

West Mifflin, PA Solar Energy

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

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