Insolation Levels (Africa)


Average Insolation (10 year average) kWh/m2/day


Country
State/City
Latitude
Longitude
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Year Avg
BF
Ouagadougou
12°24'N
1°30'E
5.48
6.43
6.56
6.62
6.53
6.16
5.76
5.48
5.87
6.18
5.83
5.35
6.02
CF
Bangui
18°32'N
120°36'E
4.13
4.97
5.99
6.61
6.17
5.53
5.73
4.87
5.07
4.55
4.07
3.81
5.12
CM
Yaounde
3°48'N
11°30'W
4.94
5.38
5.16
4.68
4.46
4.42
5.17
5.07
5.03
5.4
5.29
4.83
4.98
DJ
Djibouti
11°33'N
43°09'E
5.6
5.77
6.59
6.81
6.85
6.87
6.46
6.47
6.56
6.77
6.22
5.55
6.37
DZ
Alger
36°50'N
3°E
2.22
2.94
3.87
5
5.88
6.69
7.23
6.48
5.15
3.53
2.43
2.02
4.45
EG
Cairo
29°35'N
31°09'E
3.39
4.17
5.24
6.49
7.11
8
7.88
7.4
6.42
5.07
3.86
3.19
5.68
ET

Addis abeba

9°2'N
38°42'E
5.96
5.8
6.23
6.31
6.11
5.79
5.03
5
5.64
6.31
6.15
5.75
5.84
GH
Accra
5°36'N
0°12'W
5.65
6.01
5.65
5.33
5
4.49
4.5
4.59
4.67
5.25
5.7
5.55
5.2
GM
Gambia
13°28'N
16°39'W
5.01
5.93
6.67
6.92
6.72
6.06
5.48
5.09
5.3
5.67
5.36
4.95
5.76
GN
Conakry
9°36'N
13°36'E
5.81
6.41
6.51
6.22
5.69
5.69
5.09
5.05
5.46
5.87
5.98
5.6
5.78
KE
Nairobi
1°16'N
36°48'E
6.05
6.24
6.07
5.7
5.42
5.14
4.88
5.09
5.78
6.03
5.48
5.6
5.62
LR
Liberia
6°30'N
9°30'W
5.43
5.72
5.59
5.31
5.11
4.61
4.25
4.19
4.67
5.13
5.24
5.2
5.03
LY
Tarabulus
32°54'N
13°11'E
3.1
4.03
5.19
6.48
6.89
7.77
8.11
7.45
6.12
4.58
3.35
2.76
5.48
MA
Rabat
32°32'N
9°17'W
3.13
3.86
5.09
6.08
6.89
7.31
7.34
6.8
5.69
4.37
3.25
2.82
5.21
ML
Bamako
12°30'N
7°54'E
5.61
6.35
6.64
6.78
6.42
6.47
5.87
5.65
6.04
6.13
5.85
5.36
6.09
MR
Nouakchott
17°45'N
15°45'E
5.31
6.21
6.8
7.54
7.57
7.63
7.2
6.9
6.78
6.34
5.49
4.88
6.55
NE
Niamey
13°30'N
2°12'W
5.42
6.39
6.72
6.79
6.75
6.31
6.07
5.78
6.07
6.16
5.79
5.29
6.12
NG
Abuja
9°12'N
7°11'E
5.57
6.33
6.22
6.1
5.89
5.47
4.92
4.65
5.12
5.82
5.81
5.42
5.61
SD
Al Khur-tum
15°33'N
32°32'E
5.46
6.19
6.75
7.25
6.85
6.96
6.52
6.35
6.42
6.17
5.66
5.22
6.31
SL
Freetown
8°29'N
13°14'W
5.19
5.91
6.08
5.47
4.76
4.09
3.6
3.58
4.25
4.84
4.93
4.94
4.8
SN
Dakar
14°38'N
17°27'W
4.84
5.77
6.56
6.81
6.7
5.7
5.15
5.01
5.13
5.46
5.03
4.63
5.56
SO
Muqdisho
2°02'N
45°20'E
6.38
6.81
6.71
6.28
5.85
5.45
5.21
5.61
6.15
6.16
6
5.91
6.04
TN
Tunis
36°47.8'N
10°6.8'E
2.29
3.06
4.09
5.47
6.38
7.16
7.57
6.8
5.33
3.65
2.54
2.08
4.7

Data courtesy of: NASA - Surface meteorology and Solar Energy Data Set

Reference:

Whitlock, C. E., et al., Release 3 NASA Surface Meteorology and
Solar Energy Data Set for Renewable Energy Industry Use.
Rise & Shine 2000, the 26th Annual Conference of the Solar
Energy Society of Canada Inc. and Solar, Oct. 21-24, 2000,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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