The distribution and intensity of light produced from the sun. Solar radiation can range in color temperature (Northern hemisphere) from 5000 K in the winter to 7000 K in the summer.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Sonnenstrahlung (Deut.); rayonnement solaire (Fr.); sunlight; sunshine
Sources Checked for Data in Record
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