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Solar Power in 20144 (Delaplane, VA)

Solar Energy in 20144

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 20144 with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20144

Solar panels in 20144 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20144

The total length of the day in 20144 (Delaplane, VA) today (May 24, 2022) will be 14 hours and 33 minutes. [More]

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20144 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20144 (Delaplane, VA)

Solar Energy Data for 20144

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20144.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20144

Solar Radiation Data in 20144

Based on historical 20144 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20144. [1]

The region associated with 20144 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20144 that are always titled at the latitude of Delaplane (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.19 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 20144

Solar Radiation Data in 20144

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20144.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20144

Solar Radiation Data in 20144

The region associated with 20144 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20144 is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.73 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20144 are December with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.93 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20144 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20144

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20144, of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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: 20144 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20144 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 20144

Sunrise / Sunset in 20144

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:52 am
    • Sunset: 8:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:33
Solar Energy Statistics for 20144

Best Months for Solar in 20144

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: March (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20144

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 20144 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 20144

The Power of Solar in 20144

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20144. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20144. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20144

Solar Radiation Data in 20144

20144 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5539.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20144 is July with an average of 521.38 kWhac, followed by March at 510.46 kWhac and May at 505.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20144 are December with an average of 368.58 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 392.79 kWhac and January at 393.78 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 20144 [5]

Tue May 24
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
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: 65%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sun May 29
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 85%

More about 20144

About 20144

The ZIP code 20144 is associated with the city of Delaplane in Fauquier County in Virginia.

20144 Solar Power

20144 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20144, or for more solar-related resources for VA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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