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Solar Energy in Clayton, NY

Solar Energy in Clayton

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Clayton with an average of 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Clayton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Clayton

The total length of the day in Clayton, NY today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Clayton, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Clayton, NY

Solar Energy Data in Clayton, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Clayton, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton

Based on historical Clayton, NY data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Clayton. [1]

Clayton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Clayton that are always titled at the latitude of Clayton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.23 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.69 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Clayton

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Clayton, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton

Clayton, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Clayton is June with an average of 5.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.57 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Clayton (New York) are December with an average of 2.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.42 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Clayton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Clayton, NY, of 4.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 14% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 35% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Clayton 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Clayton

Sunrise / Sunset in Clayton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:54 am
    • Sunset: 6:57 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Clayton

Best Months for Solar in Clayton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Clayton

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Clayton, NY at this current time.

However, Clayton is in Jefferson County and Jefferson County has at least 220 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Clayton

The Power of Solar in Clayton, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Clayton, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton

Clayton (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5064.22 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Clayton is July with an average of 533.32 kWhac, followed by June at 520.27 kWhac and April at 501.47 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Clayton (New York) are November with an average of 244.7 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 244.92 kWhac and January at 330.82 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Clayton

Clayton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Clayton averaged 18.77 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Clayton

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Clayton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $16.11 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Clayton

Solar Energy Contractors in Clayton

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Clayton, NY.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Clayton produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Clayton

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Clayton, NY.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Clayton

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Clayton, NY.

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Weather Forecast for Clayton, NY [5]

Sun Sep 24
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 2 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Sep 27
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 48%
Thu Sep 28
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 54°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 47%
Fri Sep 29
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 3 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Clayton

About Clayton

The village of Clayton, NY in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 1,978. [6]

Clayton Solar Power

Clayton, NY Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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