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Solar Power in 01139 (Springfield, MA)

Solar Energy in 01139

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01139 with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01139

Solar panels in 01139 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01139

The total length of the day in 01139 (Springfield, MA) today (September 26, 2022) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01139 (Springfield, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01139

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01139.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01139

Solar Radiation Data in 01139

Based on historical 01139 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01139. [1]

The region associated with 01139 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 01139 that are always titled at the latitude of Springfield (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 01139

Solar Radiation Data in 01139

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01139.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01139

Solar Radiation Data in 01139

The region associated with 01139 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01139 is July with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01139 are December with an average of 3.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.64 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01139 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01139

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01139, of 4.84 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: 01139 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01139 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 01139

Sunrise / Sunset in 01139

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:42 am
    • Sunset: 6:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for 01139

Best Months for Solar in 01139

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.83 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 01139

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01139 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01139

The Power of Solar in 01139

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01139. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01139. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01139

Solar Radiation Data in 01139

01139 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5363.17 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01139 is July with an average of 526.1 kWhac, followed by August at 514.89 kWhac and April at 510.15 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01139 are December with an average of 332.07 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 344.74 kWhac and January at 377.98 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01139 [5]

Mon Sep 26
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 18%
Tue Sep 27
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 28
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu Sep 29
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 85%
Fri Sep 30
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 68°F
Calm: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 1
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 01139

About 01139

The ZIP code 01139 is associated with the city of Springfield in Hampden County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01139, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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