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Solar Power in 02132 (West Roxbury, MA)

Solar Energy in 02132

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 02132 with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 02132

Solar panels in 02132 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 02132

The total length of the day in 02132 (West Roxbury, MA) today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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02132 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 02132 (West Roxbury, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 02132

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 02132.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 02132

Solar Radiation Data in 02132

Based on historical 02132 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 02132. [1]

The region associated with 02132 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 02132 that are always titled at the latitude of West Roxbury (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 02132

Solar Radiation Data in 02132

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 02132.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 02132

Solar Radiation Data in 02132

The region associated with 02132 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 02132 is July with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.85 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 02132 are December with an average of 3.39 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.63 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 02132 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 02132

The average monthly solar radiation level in 02132, of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% 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: 02132 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 02132 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 02132

Sunrise / Sunset in 02132

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 4:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:44
Solar Energy Statistics for 02132

Best Months for Solar in 02132

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 02132

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 02132 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 02132

The Power of Solar in 02132

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 02132. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 02132. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 02132

Solar Radiation Data in 02132

02132 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5489.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 02132 is July with an average of 536.34 kWhac, followed by August at 529.6 kWhac and May at 513.78 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 02132 are December with an average of 336.28 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 343.03 kWhac and January at 395.63 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 02132 [5]

Mon Jan 24
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 30°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 9%
Tue Jan 25
39°F
Light Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Jan 26
18°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 12°F
Max: 22°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Jan 27
18°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 10°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 6%
Fri Jan 28
31°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
33°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 33°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 02132

About 02132

The ZIP code 02132 is associated with the city of West Roxbury in Suffolk County in Massachusetts.

02132 Solar Power

02132 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 02132, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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