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Solar Power in 01508 (Charlton City, MA)

Solar Energy in 01508

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01508 with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01508

Solar panels in 01508 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01508

The total length of the day in 01508 (Charlton City, MA) today (November 26, 2022) will be 9 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01508 (Charlton City, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01508

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01508.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01508

Solar Radiation Data in 01508

Based on historical 01508 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01508. [1]

The region associated with 01508 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 3.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01508 that are always titled at the latitude of Charlton City (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 3.8 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 01508

Solar Radiation Data in 01508

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01508.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01508

Solar Radiation Data in 01508

The region associated with 01508 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01508 is July with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.69 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01508 are December with an average of 3.24 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.69 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01508 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01508

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01508, of 4.85 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: 01508 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01508 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 01508

Sunrise / Sunset in 01508

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:51 am
    • Sunset: 4:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:28
Solar Energy Statistics for 01508

Best Months for Solar in 01508

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01508

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01508 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01508

The Power of Solar in 01508

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01508. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01508. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01508

Solar Radiation Data in 01508

01508 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5366.98 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01508 is July with an average of 523.7 kWhac, followed by August at 514.29 kWhac and April at 512.01 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01508 are December with an average of 323.03 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 349.32 kWhac and January at 374.35 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01508 [5]

Sat Nov 26
44°F
Few Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sun Nov 27
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 28
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 95%
Tue Nov 29
39°F
Few Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 20%
Wed Nov 30
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu Dec 1
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 55°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 17%

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About 01508

The ZIP code 01508 is associated with the city of Charlton City in Worcester County in Massachusetts.

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01508 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01508, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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