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Solar Power in 02062 (Norwood, MA)

Solar Energy in 02062

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 02062 with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 02062

Solar panels in 02062 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 02062

The total length of the day in 02062 (Norwood, MA) today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 02062 (Norwood, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 02062

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 02062.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 02062

Solar Radiation Data in 02062

Based on historical 02062 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 02062. [1]

The region associated with 02062 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 02062 that are always titled at the latitude of Norwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.56 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 02062

Solar Radiation Data in 02062

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 02062.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 02062

Solar Radiation Data in 02062

The region associated with 02062 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 02062 is July with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.72 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 02062 are December with an average of 3.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 02062 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 02062

The average monthly solar radiation level in 02062, of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 31% 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: 02062 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 02062 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 02062

Sunrise / Sunset in 02062

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 4:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:44
Solar Energy Statistics for 02062

Best Months for Solar in 02062

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 02062

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 02062 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 02062

The Power of Solar in 02062

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 02062. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 02062. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 02062

Solar Radiation Data in 02062

02062 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5429.79 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 02062 is July with an average of 522.45 kWhac, followed by August at 517.02 kWhac and May at 500.23 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 02062 are December with an average of 333.52 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 365.92 kWhac and January at 391.56 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 02062 [5]

Mon Jan 24
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 31°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 10%
Tue Jan 25
40°F
Light Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 96%
Wed Jan 26
19°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 12°F
Max: 22°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 4%
Thu Jan 27
18°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 10°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 5%
Fri Jan 28
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
33°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 33°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 02062

About 02062

The ZIP code 02062 is associated with the city of Norwood in Norfolk County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 02062, 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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