Malawi - Solar Radiation Measurement Data

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Data repository for ground measurements and satellite data from 3 meteorological stations in Malawi. Data contains 1 minute average values for solar radiation levels, air temperature, relative humidity, precipitation, wind speed and atmospheric pressure.

Delivered files:

  • Solar-Measurements_Malawi_sitename_WB-ESMAP_Header - metadata for ground measurements files.

  • Solar-Measurements_Malawi_sitename_WB-ESMAP_Raw - raw ground measurements from datalogger. Do not use for further development.

  • Solar-Measurements_Malawi_sitename_WB-ESMAP_QC - quality checked ground measurements from dataloger.

  • Solar-Measurements_Malawi_WB-ESMAP_SatelliteTS - site adapted time series of satellite data.

  • Solar-Measurements_Malawi_WB-ESMAP_SatelliteTMY - Typical meteorological year data file (P50) based on site adapted time series of satellite data.

For more information and additional outputs, please visit:

For download access to GIS layers, please visit the Global Solar Atlas:

Please cite as: [Data/information/map obtained from the] “World Bank via, under a project funded by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). For more information: Malawi-Solar Radiation Measurement Data, 2017,"

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Author Clara Ivanescu
Last Updated July 16, 2018, 12:59 (UTC)
Created April 29, 2017, 21:53 (UTC)
Topic Solar; Resource assessments
Country Malawi
Region Africa
Published year 2018
Start date 18-Mar-2016
Group Renewable Energy Resource Mapping

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