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Solar Energy in Quincy, MA

Solar Energy in Quincy

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Quincy with an average of 6 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Quincy

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Quincy

The total length of the day in Quincy, MA today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Quincy, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Quincy, MA

Solar Energy Data in Quincy, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Quincy, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Quincy

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

Quincy has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Quincy that are always titled at the latitude of Quincy (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.85 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 Quincy

Solar Radiation Data in Quincy, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Quincy, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Quincy

Quincy, MA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Quincy is July with an average of 6 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.75 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Quincy (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 3.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.65 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Quincy

The average monthly solar radiation level in Quincy, MA, of 4.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% 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: Quincy vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Quincy

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:15 am
    • Sunset: 7:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Quincy

Best Months for Solar in Quincy

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Quincy

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Solar Power Output in Quincy

The Power of Solar in Quincy, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Quincy, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Quincy

Quincy (MA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5455.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Quincy is July with an average of 544.38 kWhac, followed by August at 520.51 kWhac and May at 507 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Quincy (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 330.61 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 344.33 kWhac and January at 397.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Quincy

Quincy Electricity Costs

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Weather Forecast for Quincy, MA [5]

Mon May 23
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 82%
Tue May 24
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 67%
Wed May 25
65°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu May 26
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri May 27
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sat May 28
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Quincy

About Quincy

The city of Quincy, MA in Norfolk County has an approximate population of 92,271. [6]

Quincy Solar Power

Quincy, MA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Quincy, MA, or for more solar-related resources for Quincy, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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