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Solar Power in 01863 (North Chelmsford, MA)

Solar Energy in 01863

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01863 with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01863

Solar panels in 01863 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01863

The total length of the day in 01863 (North Chelmsford, MA) today (January 27, 2022) will be 9 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01863 (North Chelmsford, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01863

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01863.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01863

Solar Radiation Data in 01863

Based on historical 01863 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01863. [1]

The region associated with 01863 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01863 that are always titled at the latitude of North Chelmsford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.82 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 01863

Solar Radiation Data in 01863

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01863.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01863

Solar Radiation Data in 01863

The region associated with 01863 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 01863 is July with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.83 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 01863 are December with an average of 3.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01863 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01863

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01863, of 4.85 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 27% 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: 01863 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01863 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 01863

Sunrise / Sunset in 01863

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 4:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:48
Solar Energy Statistics for 01863

Best Months for Solar in 01863

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01863

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 01863 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 01863

The Power of Solar in 01863

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01863. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01863. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01863

Solar Radiation Data in 01863

01863 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5396.05 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01863 is July with an average of 541.34 kWhac, followed by August at 526.45 kWhac and May at 506.62 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01863 are November with an average of 335.32 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 339.07 kWhac and January at 393.17 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 01863 [5]

Thu Jan 27
16°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 9°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 28
32°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 24°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
18°F
Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 24°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 30
17°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 11°F
Max: 23°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jan 31
25°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 12°F
Max: 31°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 10%
Tue Feb 1
32°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 19°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 92%

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About 01863

The ZIP code 01863 is associated with the city of North Chelmsford in Middlesex County in Massachusetts.

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