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Solar Power in 96801 (Honolulu, HI)

Solar Energy in 96801

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in 96801 with an average of 6.41 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 96801

Solar panels in 96801 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 96801

The total length of the day in 96801 (Honolulu, HI) today (February 20, 2019) will be 11 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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96801 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 96801 (Honolulu, HI)

Solar Energy Data for 96801

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 96801.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 96801

Solar Radiation Data in 96801

Based on historical 96801 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 96801. [1]

The region associated with 96801 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 96801 that are always titled at the latitude of Honolulu (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 5% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 96801

Solar Radiation Data in 96801

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 96801.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 96801

Solar Radiation Data in 96801

The region associated with 96801 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 96801 is September with an average of 6.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.25 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 96801 are December with an average of 4.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.01 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 96801 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 96801

The average monthly solar radiation level in 96801, of 5.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 53% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 13% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 96801 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 96801 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 96801

Sunrise / Sunset in 96801

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:57 pm
    • Sunset: 4:32 am
    • Solar Noon: 10:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:35
Solar Energy Statistics for 96801

Best Months for Solar in 96801

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (6.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 96801

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 96801 at this current time.

However, 96801 is in Honolulu County and Honolulu County (HI) has at least 856 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 96801

The Power of Solar in 96801

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 96801. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 96801. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 96801

Solar Radiation Data in 96801

96801 has a average annual solar AC output value of 6434.39 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 96801 is August with an average of 592.37 kWhac, followed by September at 587.33 kWhac and May at 572.87 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 96801 are December with an average of 472.36 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 479.84 kWhac and January at 481.07 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 96801

Solar Energy Contractors in 96801

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 96801.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 96801

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 96801.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 96801

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 96801.

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Weather Forecast for 96801 [5]

Wed Feb 20
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Feb 21
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Feb 22
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 23
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sun Feb 24
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Feb 25
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 96801

About 96801

The ZIP code 96801 is associated with the city of Honolulu in Honolulu County in Hawaii.

96801 Solar Power

96801 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 96801, or for more solar-related resources for HI, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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