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Solar Power in 01053 (Leeds, MA)

Solar Energy in 01053

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01053 with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01053

Solar panels in 01053 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01053

The total length of the day in 01053 (Leeds, MA) today (June 25, 2022) will be 15 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01053 (Leeds, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01053

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01053.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01053

Solar Radiation Data in 01053

Based on historical 01053 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01053. [1]

The region associated with 01053 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01053 that are always titled at the latitude of Leeds (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.83 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 01053

Solar Radiation Data in 01053

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01053.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01053

Solar Radiation Data in 01053

The region associated with 01053 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01053 is July with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01053 are December with an average of 3.13 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01053 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01053

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01053, of 4.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% 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: 01053 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01053 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 01053

Sunrise / Sunset in 01053

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:15 am
    • Sunset: 8:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:16
Solar Energy Statistics for 01053

Best Months for Solar in 01053

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01053

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01053 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01053

The Power of Solar in 01053

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01053. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01053. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01053

Solar Radiation Data in 01053

01053 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5348.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01053 is July with an average of 518.82 kWhac, followed by August at 509.57 kWhac and April at 503.04 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01053 are December with an average of 314.19 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 349.16 kWhac and January at 378.46 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01053 [5]

Sat Jun 25
87°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 33%
Sun Jun 26
89°F
Few Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 18%
Mon Jun 27
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jun 28
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 29
74°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 30
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 93%

More about 01053

About 01053

The ZIP code 01053 is associated with the city of Leeds in Hampshire County in Massachusetts.

01053 Solar Power

01053 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01053, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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