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Solar Energy in South Williamsport, PA

Solar Energy in South Williamsport

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in South Williamsport with an average of 5.38 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in South Williamsport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Williamsport

The total length of the day in South Williamsport, PA today (August 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

South Williamsport, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Williamsport, PA

Solar Energy Data in South Williamsport, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Williamsport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Williamsport

Based on historical South Williamsport, 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 South Williamsport. [1]

South Williamsport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Williamsport that are always titled at the latitude of South Williamsport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.41 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.54 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 South Williamsport

Solar Radiation Data in South Williamsport, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Williamsport.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Williamsport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Williamsport

South Williamsport, PA 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 South Williamsport is July with an average of 5.38 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.29 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in South Williamsport (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.58 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: South Williamsport vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Williamsport

The average monthly solar radiation level in South Williamsport, PA, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 South Williamsport 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 South Williamsport

Sunrise / Sunset in South Williamsport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:26 am
    • Sunset: 7:54 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:28
Solar Energy Statistics for South Williamsport

Best Months for Solar in South Williamsport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Williamsport

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

However, South Williamsport is in Lycoming County and Lycoming County has at least 94 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South Williamsport

The Power of Solar in South Williamsport, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Williamsport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Williamsport

South Williamsport (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4878.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in South Williamsport is July with an average of 509.38 kWhac, followed by May at 501.99 kWhac and August at 493.12 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in South Williamsport (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 244.93 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 256.91 kWhac and January at 318.76 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in South Williamsport

South Williamsport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Williamsport averaged 14.67 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: South Williamsport

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South Williamsport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $13.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in South Williamsport

Solar Energy Contractors in South Williamsport

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in South Williamsport

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in South Williamsport

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near South Williamsport, PA.

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Weather Forecast for South Williamsport, PA [5]

Wed Aug 23
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Aug 24
69°F
Few Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Aug 25
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 64%
Sat Aug 26
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 27
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%
Mon Aug 28
70°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 53%

More about South Williamsport

About South Williamsport

The borough of South Williamsport, PA in Lycoming County has an approximate population of 6,379. [6]

South Williamsport Solar Power

South Williamsport, PA Solar Energy

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

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