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Solar Radiation Hourly Averages

Solar radiation is the total electromagnetic radiation emitted by the sun which is received at our monitoring site. These values are expressed in Langleys per minute. A Langley is a unit of energy per unit area (1 gram-calorie/cm2) commonly employed in radiation measurements.

Use the controls below to select a different date or parameter. Click on the Generate Report button once you have made your selections.

Click on the Plot Data button once the tabular report has been generated to open a separate window containing data plots.
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Solar Radiation data was not found at any sites in the region for the date you selected.
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To find out which sites are measuring Solar Radiation on the date you selected, select "All Active Regions".

PLEASE NOTE: This data has not been verified by the Virginia DEQ and may change. This is the most current data, but it is not official until it has been certified by our technical staff. Data is collected from Virginia DEQ ambient monitoring sites and may include data collected by other outside agencies. This data is updated hourly. All times shown are in local standard time unless otherwise indicated.