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Solar Energy in Shiremanstown, PA

Solar Energy in Shiremanstown

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Shiremanstown with an average of 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Shiremanstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Shiremanstown

The total length of the day in Shiremanstown, PA today (December 16, 2018) will be 09 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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Shiremanstown, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Shiremanstown, PA

Solar Energy Data in Shiremanstown, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Shiremanstown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Shiremanstown

Based on historical Shiremanstown, 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 Shiremanstown. [1]

Shiremanstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Shiremanstown that are always titled at the latitude of Shiremanstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.87 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 Shiremanstown

Solar Radiation Data in Shiremanstown, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Shiremanstown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Shiremanstown

Shiremanstown, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Shiremanstown is June with an average of 5.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.59 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Shiremanstown (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.05 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Shiremanstown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Shiremanstown, PA, of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 32% 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 Shiremanstown 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 Shiremanstown

Sunrise / Sunset in Shiremanstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 16, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:24 am
    • Sunset: 5:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Shiremanstown

Best Months for Solar in Shiremanstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Shiremanstown

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the borough of Shiremanstown, PA at this current time.

However, Shiremanstown is in Cumberland County and Cumberland County has at least 407 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Shiremanstown

The Power of Solar in Shiremanstown, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Shiremanstown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Shiremanstown

Shiremanstown (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5258.7 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Shiremanstown is July with an average of 526.38 kWhac, followed by June at 515.25 kWhac and May at 513 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Shiremanstown (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 273.53 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 304.43 kWhac and January at 358.16 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Shiremanstown

Shiremanstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Shiremanstown averaged 13.76 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Shiremanstown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $19.34 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 12% 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 Shiremanstown

Solar Energy Contractors in Shiremanstown

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Shiremanstown, PA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Shiremanstown

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Shiremanstown, PA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Shiremanstown

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Weather Forecast for Shiremanstown, PA [5]

Sat Dec 15
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 44°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 16
41°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Dec 17
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 44°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Dec 18
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 36°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 39%
Thu Dec 20
35°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 18°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Shiremanstown

About Shiremanstown

The borough of Shiremanstown, PA in Cumberland County has an approximate population of 1,569. [6]

Shiremanstown Solar Power

Shiremanstown, PA Solar Energy

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

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