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Solar Power in 20128 (Orlean, VA)

Solar Energy in 20128

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 20128 with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20128

Solar panels in 20128 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20128

The total length of the day in 20128 (Orlean, VA) today (May 24, 2022) will be 14 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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20128 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20128 (Orlean, VA)

Solar Energy Data for 20128

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20128.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20128

Solar Radiation Data in 20128

Based on historical 20128 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20128. [1]

The region associated with 20128 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20128 that are always titled at the latitude of Orlean (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.84 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 20128

Solar Radiation Data in 20128

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20128.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20128

Solar Radiation Data in 20128

The region associated with 20128 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 20128 is July with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.57 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20128 are December with an average of 3.61 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20128 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20128

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20128, 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: 20128 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20128 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 20128

Sunrise / Sunset in 20128

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:52 am
    • Sunset: 8:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:32
Solar Energy Statistics for 20128

Best Months for Solar in 20128

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: March (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20128

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 20128 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 20128

The Power of Solar in 20128

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20128. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20128. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20128

Solar Radiation Data in 20128

20128 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5466.35 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20128 is July with an average of 516.26 kWhac, followed by May at 499.55 kWhac and August at 493.35 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20128 are December with an average of 351.76 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 392.41 kWhac and November at 402.03 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 20128 [5]

Tue May 24
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sun May 29
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 82%

More about 20128

About 20128

The ZIP code 20128 is associated with the city of Orlean in Fauquier County in Virginia.

20128 Solar Power

20128 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20128, or for more solar-related resources for VA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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