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Solar Power in 11201 (Brooklyn, NY)

Solar Energy in 11201

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 11201 with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 11201

Solar panels in 11201 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 11201

The total length of the day in 11201 (Brooklyn, NY) today (June 30, 2022) will be 15 hours and 3 minutes. [More]

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11201 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 11201 (Brooklyn, NY)

Solar Energy Data for 11201

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 11201.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 11201

Solar Radiation Data in 11201

Based on historical 11201 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 11201. [1]

The region associated with 11201 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 11201 that are always titled at the latitude of Brooklyn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.91 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 11201

Solar Radiation Data in 11201

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 11201.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 11201

Solar Radiation Data in 11201

The region associated with 11201 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 11201 is July with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.81 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 11201 are December with an average of 3.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 11201 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 11201

The average monthly solar radiation level in 11201, of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: 11201 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 11201 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 11201

Sunrise / Sunset in 11201

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 30, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:28 am
    • Sunset: 8:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:3
Solar Energy Statistics for 11201

Best Months for Solar in 11201

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 11201

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 11201 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 11201

The Power of Solar in 11201

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 11201. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 11201. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 11201

Solar Radiation Data in 11201

11201 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5706.74 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 11201 is July with an average of 542.65 kWhac, followed by August at 539.39 kWhac and March at 529.11 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 11201 are December with an average of 349.19 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 404.07 kWhac and January at 407.69 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 11201 [5]

Thu Jun 30
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Jul 1
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 57%
Sat Jul 2
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 3
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 62%
Mon Jul 4
85°F
Few Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 22%
Tue Jul 5
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 93°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 80%

More about 11201

About 11201

The ZIP code 11201 is associated with the city of Brooklyn in Kings County in New York.

11201 Solar Power

11201 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 11201, or for more solar-related resources for NY, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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