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Solar Power in 02541 (Falmouth, MA)

Solar Energy in 02541

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 02541 with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 02541

Solar panels in 02541 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 02541

The total length of the day in 02541 (Falmouth, MA) today (February 26, 2024) will be 11 hours and 7 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 02541 (Falmouth, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 02541

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 02541.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 02541

Solar Radiation Data in 02541

Based on historical 02541 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 02541. [1]

The region associated with 02541 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 02541 that are always titled at the latitude of Falmouth (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.76 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 02541

Solar Radiation Data in 02541

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 02541.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 02541

Solar Radiation Data in 02541

The region associated with 02541 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 02541 is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.78 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 02541 are December with an average of 3.07 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.3 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 02541 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 02541

The average monthly solar radiation level in 02541, of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: 02541 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 02541 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 02541

Sunrise / Sunset in 02541

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 26, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:21 am
    • Sunset: 5:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:7
Solar Energy Statistics for 02541

Best Months for Solar in 02541

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 02541

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 02541 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 02541

The Power of Solar in 02541

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 02541. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 02541. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 02541

Solar Radiation Data in 02541

02541 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5685.92 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 02541 is May with an average of 565.76 kWhac, followed by July at 550.53 kWhac and August at 548.12 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 02541 are December with an average of 317.56 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 348.04 kWhac and November at 364.96 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 02541 [5]

Mon Feb 26
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Feb 27
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 48°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 74%
Wed Feb 28
50°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 51°F
High wind, near gale: 38 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 29
31°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 28 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Mar 1
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sat Mar 2
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 02541

About 02541

The ZIP code 02541 is associated with the city of Falmouth in Barnstable County in Massachusetts.

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02541 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 02541, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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