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Solar Power in 01255 (Sandisfield, MA)

Solar Energy in 01255

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01255 with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01255

Solar panels in 01255 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01255

The total length of the day in 01255 (Sandisfield, MA) today (January 27, 2022) will be 9 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01255 (Sandisfield, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01255

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01255.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01255

Solar Radiation Data in 01255

Based on historical 01255 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01255. [1]

The region associated with 01255 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01255 that are always titled at the latitude of Sandisfield (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 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.82 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 01255

Solar Radiation Data in 01255

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01255.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01255

Solar Radiation Data in 01255

The region associated with 01255 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01255 is July with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01255 are December with an average of 2.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.55 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01255 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01255

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01255, of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 01255 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01255 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 01255

Sunrise / Sunset in 01255

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:09 am
    • Sunset: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:51
Solar Energy Statistics for 01255

Best Months for Solar in 01255

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01255

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01255 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01255

The Power of Solar in 01255

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01255. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01255. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01255

Solar Radiation Data in 01255

01255 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5325.6 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01255 is July with an average of 526.93 kWhac, followed by March at 510.49 kWhac and August at 503.05 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01255 are December with an average of 289.94 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 339.42 kWhac and January at 384.15 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01255 [5]

Thu Jan 27
16°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 2°F
Max: 23°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 50%
Fri Jan 28
28°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 16°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
13°F
Light Snow
Min: 4°F
Max: 15°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 30
17°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 3°F
Max: 18°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 61%
Mon Jan 31
30°F
Few Clouds
Min: 8°F
Max: 30°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 23%
Tue Feb 1
34°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 17°F
Max: 34°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%

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About 01255

The ZIP code 01255 is associated with the city of Sandisfield in Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01255, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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