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Solar Power in 01144 (Springfield, MA)

Solar Energy in 01144

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01144 with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01144

Solar panels in 01144 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01144

The total length of the day in 01144 (Springfield, MA) today (December 06, 2022) will be 9 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01144 (Springfield, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01144

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01144.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01144

Solar Radiation Data in 01144

Based on historical 01144 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01144. [1]

The region associated with 01144 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 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 01144 that are always titled at the latitude of Springfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.49 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 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 01144

Solar Radiation Data in 01144

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01144.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01144

Solar Radiation Data in 01144

The region associated with 01144 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 01144 is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.79 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01144 are December with an average of 3.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.59 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01144 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01144

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01144, 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: 01144 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01144 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 01144

Sunrise / Sunset in 01144

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 06, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 4:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:14
Solar Energy Statistics for 01144

Best Months for Solar in 01144

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01144

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01144 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01144

The Power of Solar in 01144

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01144. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01144. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01144

Solar Radiation Data in 01144

01144 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5360.73 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01144 is July with an average of 527.89 kWhac, followed by August at 521.2 kWhac and April at 512.16 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01144 are December with an average of 316.83 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 339.08 kWhac and January at 378.91 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01144 [5]

Tue Dec 6
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 7
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 9
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 10
41°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 11
36°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 01144

About 01144

The ZIP code 01144 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 01144, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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