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Solar Power in 01501 (Auburn, MA)

Solar Energy in 01501

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in 01501 with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01501

Solar panels in 01501 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01501

The total length of the day in 01501 (Auburn, MA) today (December 07, 2021) will be 9 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01501 (Auburn, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01501

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01501.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01501

Solar Radiation Data in 01501

Based on historical 01501 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01501. [1]

The region associated with 01501 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01501 that are always titled at the latitude of Auburn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 01501

Solar Radiation Data in 01501

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01501.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01501

Solar Radiation Data in 01501

The region associated with 01501 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01501 is August with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.65 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01501 are December with an average of 3.28 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01501 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01501

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01501, of 4.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 30% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: 01501 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01501 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 01501

Sunrise / Sunset in 01501

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:02 am
    • Sunset: 4:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:13
Solar Energy Statistics for 01501

Best Months for Solar in 01501

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01501

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01501 at this current time.

Solar Power Output in 01501

The Power of Solar in 01501

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01501. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01501. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01501

Solar Radiation Data in 01501

01501 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5390.25 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01501 is March with an average of 515.03 kWhac, followed by August at 514.29 kWhac and July at 508.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01501 are December with an average of 327.45 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 354.29 kWhac and January at 378.85 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01501 [5]

Tue Dec 7
37°F
Light Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 38°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 32%
Wed Dec 8
35°F
Light Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 9
33°F
Few Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 16%
Fri Dec 10
31°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 11
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
36°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%

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About 01501

The ZIP code 01501 is associated with the city of Auburn in Worcester County in Massachusetts.

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01501 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01501, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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