Method to Correct the Night-Time Offsets of Solar Pyranometers

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


This is a method to correct for night-time offset measured by solar pyranometers using a correction function of the pyranometer parameters or a correction function of some environmental parameters that describe the pyranometer thermodynamics. The correction function is used to correct the pyranometer readings during daytime.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages11
StatePublished - 2000

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-560-26533


  • night-time offset
  • pyranometers


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