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Solar Power in 01703 (Framingham, MA)

Solar Energy in 01703

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in 01703 with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01703

Solar panels in 01703 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01703

The total length of the day in 01703 (Framingham, MA) today (January 27, 2022) will be 9 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01703 (Framingham, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01703

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01703.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01703

Solar Radiation Data in 01703

Based on historical 01703 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01703. [1]

The region associated with 01703 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01703 that are always titled at the latitude of Framingham (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.52 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% 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 01703

Solar Radiation Data in 01703

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01703.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01703

Solar Radiation Data in 01703

The region associated with 01703 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01703 is August with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.91 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 01703 are December with an average of 3.43 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and January at 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01703 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01703

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01703, of 4.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: 01703 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01703 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 01703

Sunrise / Sunset in 01703

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 4:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:49
Solar Energy Statistics for 01703

Best Months for Solar in 01703

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01703

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Solar Power Output in 01703

The Power of Solar in 01703

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01703. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01703. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01703

Solar Radiation Data in 01703

01703 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5499.31 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01703 is August with an average of 531.12 kWhac, followed by July at 526.11 kWhac and May at 513.33 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01703 are December with an average of 340.84 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 365.35 kWhac and January at 418.81 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01703 [5]

Thu Jan 27
14°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 10°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 5%
Fri Jan 28
32°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
18°F
Light Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 25°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 30
18°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 10°F
Max: 24°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jan 31
26°F
Few Clouds
Min: 12°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 11%
Tue Feb 1
32°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 18°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 93%

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About 01703

The ZIP code 01703 is associated with the city of Framingham in Middlesex County in Massachusetts.

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01703 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01703, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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