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Solar Power in 01060 (Northampton, MA)

Solar Energy in 01060

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Solar Panels in 01060

Solar panels in 01060 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01060

The total length of the day in 01060 (Northampton, MA) today (September 24, 2021) will be 12 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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01060 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 01060 (Northampton, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01060

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01060.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01060

Solar Radiation Data in 01060

Based on historical 01060 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01060. [1]

The region associated with 01060 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01060 that are always titled at the latitude of Northampton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.49 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 01060

Solar Radiation Data in 01060

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01060

Solar Radiation Data in 01060

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Solar Power Comparison: 01060 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01060

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Solar Power: 01060 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01060 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 01060

Sunrise / Sunset in 01060

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:39 am
    • Sunset: 10:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:06
Solar Energy Statistics for 01060

Best Months for Solar in 01060

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01060

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01060 at this current time.

However, 01060 is in Hampshire County and Hampshire County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01060

The Power of Solar in 01060

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01060. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01060. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01060

Solar Radiation Data in 01060

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Weather Forecast for 01060 [5]

Fri Sep 24
64°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sat Sep 25
72°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 75°F
Calm: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 55%
Sun Sep 26
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 27
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Sep 28
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Sep 29
59°F
Few Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 22%

More about 01060

About 01060

The ZIP code 01060 is associated with the city of Northampton in Hampshire County in Massachusetts.

01060 Solar Power

01060 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01060, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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