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Solar Power in 30501 (Gainesville, GA)

Solar Energy in 30501

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in 30501 with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 30501

Solar panels in 30501 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 30501

The total length of the day in 30501 (Gainesville, GA) today (October 05, 2022) will be 11 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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30501 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 30501 (Gainesville, GA)

Solar Energy Data for 30501

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 30501.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 30501

Solar Radiation Data in 30501

Based on historical 30501 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 30501. [1]

The region associated with 30501 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 30501 that are always titled at the latitude of Gainesville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.16 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.54 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.59 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 30501

Solar Radiation Data in 30501

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 30501.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 30501

Solar Radiation Data in 30501

The region associated with 30501 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 30501 is September with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.91 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 30501 are January with an average of 4.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 30501 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 30501

The average monthly solar radiation level in 30501, of 5.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 38% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% 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: 30501 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 30501 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 30501

Sunrise / Sunset in 30501

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 05, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:32 am
    • Sunset: 7:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:42
Solar Energy Statistics for 30501

Best Months for Solar in 30501

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 30501

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 30501 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 30501

The Power of Solar in 30501

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 30501. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 30501. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 30501

Solar Radiation Data in 30501

30501 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5881.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 30501 is May with an average of 535.45 kWhac, followed by August at 527.21 kWhac and September at 526.8 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 30501 are January with an average of 425.38 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 432.77 kWhac and November at 445.28 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 30501 [5]

Wed Oct 5
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 6
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Oct 7
81°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 52%
Sat Oct 8
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 79%
Sun Oct 9
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Oct 10
75°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 48%

More about 30501

About 30501

The ZIP code 30501 is associated with the city of Gainesville in Hall County in Georgia.

30501 Solar Power

30501 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 30501, or for more solar-related resources for GA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

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

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