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Solar Power in 20186 (Warrenton, VA)

Solar Energy in 20186

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in 20186 with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20186

Solar panels in 20186 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20186

The total length of the day in 20186 (Warrenton, VA) today (May 25, 2022) will be 14 hours and 33 minutes. [More]

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20186 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20186 (Warrenton, VA)

Solar Energy Data for 20186

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20186.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20186

Solar Radiation Data in 20186

Based on historical 20186 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20186. [1]

The region associated with 20186 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20186 that are always titled at the latitude of Warrenton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% 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 20186

Solar Radiation Data in 20186

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20186.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20186

Solar Radiation Data in 20186

The region associated with 20186 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20186 is August with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20186 are December with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.09 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20186 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20186

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20186, of 5.02 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: 20186 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20186 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 20186

Sunrise / Sunset in 20186

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:51 am
    • Sunset: 8:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:33
Solar Energy Statistics for 20186

Best Months for Solar in 20186

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20186

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 20186 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 20186

The Power of Solar in 20186

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20186. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20186. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20186

Solar Radiation Data in 20186

20186 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5499.49 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20186 is May with an average of 503.38 kWhac, followed by August at 502.81 kWhac and April at 501.89 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20186 are December with an average of 360.54 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 402.97 kWhac and January at 404.34 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 20186 [5]

Wed May 25
66°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 91%
Thu May 26
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
70°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sun May 29
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon May 30
85°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 32%

More about 20186

About 20186

The ZIP code 20186 is associated with the city of Warrenton in Fauquier County in Virginia.

20186 Solar Power

20186 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20186, or for more solar-related resources for VA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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