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Solar Power in 19880 (Wilmington, DE)

Solar Energy in 19880

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 19880 with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 19880

Solar panels in 19880 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 19880

The total length of the day in 19880 (Wilmington, DE) today (December 08, 2021) will be 9 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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19880 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 19880 (Wilmington, DE)

Solar Energy Data for 19880

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 19880.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 19880

Solar Radiation Data in 19880

Based on historical 19880 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 19880. [1]

The region associated with 19880 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 19880 that are always titled at the latitude of Wilmington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.81 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.1 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 19880

Solar Radiation Data in 19880

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 19880.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 19880

Solar Radiation Data in 19880

The region associated with 19880 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 19880 is July with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.67 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 19880 are December with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.59 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 19880 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 19880

The average monthly solar radiation level in 19880, of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: 19880 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 19880 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 19880

Sunrise / Sunset in 19880

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 08, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:10 am
    • Sunset: 4:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:28
Solar Energy Statistics for 19880

Best Months for Solar in 19880

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 19880

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 19880 at this current time.

Solar Power Output in 19880

The Power of Solar in 19880

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 19880. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 19880. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 19880

Solar Radiation Data in 19880

19880 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5515.85 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 19880 is July with an average of 529.88 kWhac, followed by August at 523.15 kWhac and April at 517.95 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 19880 are December with an average of 351.74 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 371.6 kWhac and January at 377.32 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 19880 [5]

Wed Dec 8
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Dec 9
36°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Dec 10
43°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 11
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 67°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
41°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 33%
Mon Dec 13
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about 19880

About 19880

The ZIP code 19880 is associated with the city of Wilmington in New Castle County in Delaware.

19880 Solar Power

19880 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 19880, or for more solar-related resources for DE, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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