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Solar Power in 96861 (Camp H M Smith, HI)

Solar Energy in 96861

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in 96861 with an average of 4.64 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 96861

Solar panels in 96861 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 96861

The total length of the day in 96861 (Camp H M Smith, HI) today (August 09, 2022) will be 12 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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96861 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 96861 (Camp H M Smith, HI)

Solar Energy Data for 96861

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 96861.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 96861

Solar Radiation Data in 96861

Based on historical 96861 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 96861. [1]

The region associated with 96861 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 96861 that are always titled at the latitude of Camp H M Smith (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 5% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.68 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 96861

Solar Radiation Data in 96861

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 96861.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 96861

Solar Radiation Data in 96861

The region associated with 96861 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 96861 is September with an average of 4.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by January at 4.64 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 96861 are December with an average of 4.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by June with an average of 4.09 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 96861 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 96861

The average monthly solar radiation level in 96861, of 4.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 10% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 34% 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: 96861 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 96861 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 96861

Sunrise / Sunset in 96861

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:08 am
    • Sunset: 7:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:58
Solar Energy Statistics for 96861

Best Months for Solar in 96861

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (6.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 96861

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 96861 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 96861

The Power of Solar in 96861

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 96861. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 96861. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 96861

Solar Radiation Data in 96861

96861 has a average annual solar AC output value of 4922.5 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 96861 is January with an average of 446.67 kWhac, followed by March at 435 kWhac and October at 434.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 96861 are June with an average of 385.83 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 387.53 kWhac and July at 394.45 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 96861 [5]

Tue Aug 9
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Aug 10
79°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 79°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 38%
Thu Aug 11
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 29%
Fri Aug 12
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Aug 13
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sun Aug 14
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 12%

More about 96861

About 96861

The ZIP code 96861 is associated with the city of Camp H M Smith in Honolulu County in Hawaii.

96861 Solar Power

96861 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 96861, or for more solar-related resources for HI, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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