Zambia - Solar Radiation Measurement Data

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Data repository for measurements from 6 meteorological stations in Zambia. Data contains 1 minute average values for solar radiation levels, air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed, atmospheric pressure and precipitation.

Delivered files:

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

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

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

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

  • Solar-Measurements_Zambia_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: Zambia-Solar Radiation Measurement Data, 2017,"

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Author Clara Ivanescu
Last Updated August 21, 2018, 12:11 (UTC)
Created April 27, 2017, 20:38 (UTC)
Topic Solar; Renewable energy; Resource assessments
Country Zambia
Region Africa
Published year 2017
Group Solar Measurement Data
Solar Measurement Consultant GeoModel Solar

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