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Solar Power in 01008 (Blandford, MA)

Solar Energy in 01008

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01008 with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01008

Solar panels in 01008 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01008

The total length of the day in 01008 (Blandford, MA) today (December 09, 2022) will be 9 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01008 (Blandford, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01008

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01008.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

Based on historical 01008 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01008. [1]

The region associated with 01008 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01008 that are always titled at the latitude of Blandford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01008.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

The region associated with 01008 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01008 is July with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.79 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01008 are December with an average of 3.07 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01008 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01008

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01008, of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: 01008 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01008 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 01008

Sunrise / Sunset in 01008

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:08 am
    • Sunset: 4:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:11
Solar Energy Statistics for 01008

Best Months for Solar in 01008

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01008

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01008 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01008

The Power of Solar in 01008

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01008. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01008. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

01008 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5452.73 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01008 is July with an average of 533.84 kWhac, followed by August at 525.61 kWhac and March at 514.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01008 are December with an average of 306.34 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 359.5 kWhac and January at 395.54 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01008 [5]

Fri Dec 9
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Dec 10
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 11
30°F
Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 33°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Dec 12
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 71%
Tue Dec 13
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 3%
Wed Dec 14
26°F
Few Clouds
Min: 16°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 14%

More about 01008

About 01008

The ZIP code 01008 is associated with the city of Blandford in Hampden County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01008, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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