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Monthly-averaged hourly solar diffuse radiation models for world-wide locations

Muneer, Tariq; Gago, Eulalia Jadraque; Etxebarria, S


Eulalia Jadraque Gago

S Etxebarria


Monthly-averaged daily global irradiation data are now easily available from NASA website for any global location. Using established models it is then possible to decompose the daily to averaged-hourly global irradiation. The missing link so far has been hourly averaged diffuse irradiation. In this article data was pooled from 14 world-wide locations to obtain a regression model to complete the above missing link. It was presently shown that the averaged–data regressions are distinctly different from previously available hour-by-hour regressions.


Muneer, T., Gago, E. J., & Etxebarria, S. (2015). Monthly-averaged hourly solar diffuse radiation models for world-wide locations. Future Cities and Environment, 1,

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2015
Deposit Date Feb 26, 2016
Electronic ISSN 2363-9075
Publisher BMC
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 1
Keywords Solar radiation; Averaged-hourly solar diffuse fraction; Insolation; Solar diffuse radiation;
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