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Solar Power in 01368 (Royalston, MA)

Solar Energy in 01368

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01368 with an average of 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01368

Solar panels in 01368 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01368

The total length of the day in 01368 (Royalston, MA) today (November 26, 2022) will be 9 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01368 (Royalston, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01368

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01368.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01368

Solar Radiation Data in 01368

Based on historical 01368 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01368. [1]

The region associated with 01368 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01368 that are always titled at the latitude of Royalston (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 01368

Solar Radiation Data in 01368

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01368.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01368

Solar Radiation Data in 01368

The region associated with 01368 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01368 is July with an average of 5.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.59 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01368 are December with an average of 2.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.43 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01368 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01368

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01368, of 4.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 20% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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: 01368 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01368 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 01368

Sunrise / Sunset in 01368

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:53 am
    • Sunset: 4:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:25
Solar Energy Statistics for 01368

Best Months for Solar in 01368

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.43 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 01368

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01368 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01368

The Power of Solar in 01368

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01368. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01368. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01368

Solar Radiation Data in 01368

01368 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5243.63 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01368 is July with an average of 526.27 kWhac, followed by August at 507.75 kWhac and March at 500.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01368 are December with an average of 290.67 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 327.02 kWhac and January at 386 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01368 [5]

Sat Nov 26
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sun Nov 27
45°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 28
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Nov 29
37°F
Few Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 42°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 18%
Wed Nov 30
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 85%
Thu Dec 1
37°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 84%

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About 01368

The ZIP code 01368 is associated with the city of Royalston in Worcester County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01368, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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