Usage: Harrisburg, PA
Located in the southeast part of the state, Harrisburg winters can be some of the harshest in the country. Cold weather and high amounts of snowfall mean resident must typically use more energy to keep their homes warm in the winter. On average, Harrisburg residents use 25% more energy than the state and national average during the winter months. The rest of the year, Harrisburg only uses slightly more energy than the national average. As a state, Pennsylvania residents are in the lower half in energy consumption per capita. For more information on Harrisburg energy consumption as well as a detailed month to month comparison with the state and national average, see the graph below.
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