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Solar Power in 01013 (Chicopee, MA)

Solar Energy in 01013

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01013 with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01013

Solar panels in 01013 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01013

The total length of the day in 01013 (Chicopee, MA) today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01013 (Chicopee, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01013

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01013.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01013

Solar Radiation Data in 01013

Based on historical 01013 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01013. [1]

The region associated with 01013 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01013 that are always titled at the latitude of Chicopee (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.69 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 01013

Solar Radiation Data in 01013

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01013.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01013

Solar Radiation Data in 01013

The region associated with 01013 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01013 is July with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.75 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01013 are December with an average of 3.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01013 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01013

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01013, of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: 01013 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01013 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 01013

Sunrise / Sunset in 01013

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:05 am
    • Sunset: 4:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:13
Solar Energy Statistics for 01013

Best Months for Solar in 01013

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01013

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01013 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01013

The Power of Solar in 01013

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01013. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01013. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01013

Solar Radiation Data in 01013

01013 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5363.08 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01013 is July with an average of 529.91 kWhac, followed by August at 517.55 kWhac and April at 505.57 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01013 are December with an average of 335.85 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 350.17 kWhac and January at 377.21 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01013 [5]

Wed Dec 7
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 4%
Fri Dec 9
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 10
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sun Dec 11
36°F
Snow
Min: 32°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 10%

More about 01013

About 01013

The ZIP code 01013 is associated with the city of Chicopee in Hampden County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01013, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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