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Solar Energy in Randolph, NY

Solar Energy in Randolph

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Randolph with an average of 5.45 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Randolph

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Randolph

The total length of the day in Randolph, NY today (January 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Randolph, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Randolph, NY

Solar Energy Data in Randolph, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Randolph, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph

Based on historical Randolph, 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 Randolph. [1]

Randolph has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Randolph that are always titled at the latitude of Randolph (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.17 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.39 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 Randolph

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Randolph, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph

Randolph, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Randolph is July with an average of 5.45 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.37 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Randolph (New York) are December with an average of 2.19 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.68 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Randolph

The average monthly solar radiation level in Randolph, NY, of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 37% 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 Randolph 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 Randolph

Sunrise / Sunset in Randolph

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:41 am
    • Sunset: 6:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Randolph

Best Months for Solar in Randolph

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Randolph

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

However, Randolph is in Cattaraugus County and Cattaraugus County has at least 78 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Randolph

The Power of Solar in Randolph, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Randolph, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Randolph

Randolph (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4954.74 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Randolph is July with an average of 529.44 kWhac, followed by June at 505.24 kWhac and May at 504.02 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Randolph (New York) are December with an average of 237.96 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 267.87 kWhac and January at 298.05 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Randolph

Randolph Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Randolph averaged 19.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 50% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Randolph Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $17.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Randolph

Solar Energy Contractors in Randolph

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Randolph

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Randolph

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

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Weather Forecast for Randolph, NY [5]

Tue Jan 15
24°F
Light Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 24°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Jan 16
29°F
Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 29°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 80%
Thu Jan 17
24°F
Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 29°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 56%
Fri Jan 18
26°F
Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 44%
Sat Jan 19
32°F
Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 41°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 20
20°F
Light Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 20°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 15%

More about Randolph

About Randolph

The village of Randolph, NY in Cattaraugus County has an approximate population of 1,286. [6]

Randolph Solar Power

Randolph, NY Solar Energy

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

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