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Solar Power in 01238 (Lee, MA)

Solar Energy in 01238

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in 01238 with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01238

Solar panels in 01238 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01238

The total length of the day in 01238 (Lee, MA) today (October 17, 2018) will be 10 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01238 (Lee, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01238

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01238.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01238

Solar Radiation Data in 01238

Based on historical 01238 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01238. [1]

The region associated with 01238 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01238 that are always titled at the latitude of Lee (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.37 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.66 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 01238

Solar Radiation Data in 01238

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01238.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01238

Solar Radiation Data in 01238

The region associated with 01238 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.32 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01238 is June with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.26 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01238 are December with an average of 2.65 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.91 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 01238 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01238

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01238, of 4.32 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 35% 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: 01238 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01238 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 01238

Sunrise / Sunset in 01238

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:09 am
    • Sunset: 6:05 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:55
Solar Energy Statistics for 01238

Best Months for Solar in 01238

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01238

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01238 at this current time.

However, 01238 is in Berkshire County and Berkshire County (MA) has at least 1,547 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01238

The Power of Solar in 01238

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01238. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01238. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01238

Solar Radiation Data in 01238

01238 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5069.28 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01238 is June with an average of 498.08 kWhac, followed by July at 497.81 kWhac and August at 490.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01238 are December with an average of 281.75 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 291.72 kWhac and January at 345.01 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 01238

Solar Energy Contractors in 01238

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 01238.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 01238

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 01238.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 01238

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 01238.

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Weather Forecast for 01238 [5]

Wed Oct 17
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Oct 18
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 38°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 19
44°F
Light Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sat Oct 20
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 54°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 15%
Sun Oct 21
40°F
Light Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 40°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 81%
Mon Oct 22
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 72%

More about 01238

About 01238

The ZIP code 01238 is associated with the city of Lee in Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

01238 Solar Power

01238 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01238, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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