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Solar Energy in Hempstead, NY

Solar Energy in Hempstead

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Hempstead with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hempstead

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hempstead

The total length of the day in Hempstead, NY today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Hempstead, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hempstead, NY

Solar Energy Data in Hempstead, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hempstead, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Hempstead

Based on historical Hempstead, 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 Hempstead. [1]

Hempstead has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hempstead that are always titled at the latitude of Hempstead (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.78 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Hempstead

Solar Radiation Data in Hempstead, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hempstead, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Hempstead

Hempstead, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hempstead is June with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.64 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hempstead (New York) are December with an average of 2.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.9 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hempstead

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hempstead, NY, of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 31% 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 Hempstead 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 Hempstead

Sunrise / Sunset in Hempstead

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:42 am
    • Sunset: 10:34 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Hempstead

Best Months for Solar in Hempstead

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hempstead

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

However, Hempstead is in Nassau County and Nassau County has at least 5,511 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Hempstead

The Power of Solar in Hempstead, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hempstead, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Hempstead

Hempstead (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5349.74 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hempstead is June with an average of 538.74 kWhac, followed by July at 536.89 kWhac and August at 530.32 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hempstead (New York) are November with an average of 290.57 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 298.15 kWhac and January at 337.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hempstead

Hempstead Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hempstead averaged 18.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Hempstead Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $12.18 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 29% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Hempstead

Solar Energy Contractors in Hempstead

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Hempstead

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Hempstead

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

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Weather Forecast for Hempstead, NY [5]

Tue Feb 19
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
28°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 23
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sun Feb 24
40°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Hempstead

About Hempstead

The village of Hempstead, NY in Nassau County has an approximate population of 53,891. [6]

Hempstead Solar Power

Hempstead, NY Solar Energy

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

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