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Solar Energy in Patchogue, NY

Solar Energy in Patchogue

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Patchogue with an average of 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Patchogue

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Patchogue

The total length of the day in Patchogue, NY today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Patchogue, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Patchogue, NY

Solar Energy Data in Patchogue, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Patchogue, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Patchogue

Based on historical Patchogue, 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 Patchogue. [1]

Patchogue has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Patchogue that are always titled at the latitude of Patchogue (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.9 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 Patchogue

Solar Radiation Data in Patchogue, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Patchogue, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Patchogue

Patchogue, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Patchogue is June with an average of 5.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.32 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Patchogue (New York) are December with an average of 2.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.14 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Patchogue

The average monthly solar radiation level in Patchogue, NY, of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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 Patchogue 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 Patchogue

Sunrise / Sunset in Patchogue

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:11 am
    • Sunset: 5:26 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Patchogue

Best Months for Solar in Patchogue

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Patchogue

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

However, Patchogue is in Suffolk County and Suffolk County has at least 12,474 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Patchogue

The Power of Solar in Patchogue, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Patchogue, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Patchogue

Patchogue (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5245.95 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Patchogue is May with an average of 520.67 kWhac, followed by July at 512.16 kWhac and August at 506.52 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Patchogue (New York) are December with an average of 306.87 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.66 kWhac and January at 355.04 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Patchogue

Patchogue Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Patchogue averaged 19.28 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 48% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Patchogue Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $20.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Patchogue

Solar Energy Contractors in Patchogue

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Patchogue

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Patchogue

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

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Weather Forecast for Patchogue, NY [5]

Tue Dec 18
29°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 29°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
30°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
40°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri Dec 21
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 51°F
Gale: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 86%
Sat Dec 22
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 42°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sun Dec 23
39°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Patchogue

About Patchogue

The village of Patchogue, NY in Suffolk County has an approximate population of 11,798. [6]

Patchogue Solar Power

Patchogue, NY Solar Energy

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

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