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Solar Power in 01262 (Stockbridge, MA)

Solar Energy in 01262

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01262 with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01262

Solar panels in 01262 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01262

The total length of the day in 01262 (Stockbridge, MA) today (January 27, 2022) will be 9 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01262 (Stockbridge, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01262

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01262.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01262

Solar Radiation Data in 01262

Based on historical 01262 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01262. [1]

The region associated with 01262 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01262 that are always titled at the latitude of Stockbridge (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.64 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 01262

Solar Radiation Data in 01262

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01262.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01262

Solar Radiation Data in 01262

The region associated with 01262 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01262 is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.52 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01262 are December with an average of 2.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.4 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01262 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01262

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01262, of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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: 01262 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01262 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 01262

Sunrise / Sunset in 01262

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:11 am
    • Sunset: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:49
Solar Energy Statistics for 01262

Best Months for Solar in 01262

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01262

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01262 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01262

The Power of Solar in 01262

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01262. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01262. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01262

Solar Radiation Data in 01262

01262 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5189.36 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01262 is July with an average of 525.21 kWhac, followed by March at 503.05 kWhac and May at 499.35 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01262 are December with an average of 271.32 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 321.53 kWhac and January at 353.3 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01262 [5]

Thu Jan 27
11°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 0°F
Max: 22°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 40%
Fri Jan 28
27°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 12°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
9°F
Light Snow
Min: 3°F
Max: 11°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 30
16°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 2°F
Max: 17°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 87%
Mon Jan 31
29°F
Few Clouds
Min: 7°F
Max: 29°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 18%
Tue Feb 1
35°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 15°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 99%

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About 01262

The ZIP code 01262 is associated with the city of Stockbridge in Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01262, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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