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Solar Power in 30033 (Decatur, GA)

Solar Energy in 30033

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in 30033 with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 30033

Solar panels in 30033 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 30033

The total length of the day in 30033 (Decatur, GA) today (September 26, 2022) will be 12 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

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30033 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 30033 (Decatur, GA)

Solar Energy Data for 30033

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 30033.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 30033

Solar Radiation Data in 30033

Based on historical 30033 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 30033. [1]

The region associated with 30033 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.48 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 30033 that are always titled at the latitude of Decatur (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 30033

Solar Radiation Data in 30033

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 30033.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 30033

Solar Radiation Data in 30033

The region associated with 30033 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 30033 is June with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.75 kWh/m2/day and October at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 30033 are December with an average of 4.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.38 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 30033 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 30033

The average monthly solar radiation level in 30033, of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 30033 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 30033 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 30033

Sunrise / Sunset in 30033

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:28 am
    • Sunset: 7:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:0
Solar Energy Statistics for 30033

Best Months for Solar in 30033

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.28 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 30033

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 30033 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 30033

The Power of Solar in 30033

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 30033. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 30033. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 30033

Solar Radiation Data in 30033

30033 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5775.21 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 30033 is May with an average of 529.54 kWhac, followed by October at 529.16 kWhac and April at 516.85 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 30033 are December with an average of 390.53 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 429.18 kWhac and February at 430.02 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 30033 [5]

Mon Sep 26
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 27
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 28
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 29
73°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 48%
Fri Sep 30
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 1
62°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 30033

About 30033

The ZIP code 30033 is associated with the city of Decatur in DeKalb County in Georgia.

30033 Solar Power

30033 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 30033, or for more solar-related resources for GA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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