Custom Sky

Create a Custom sky from direct and diffuse irradiance.


  • north

A number between 0 and 360 that represents the degrees off from the y-axis to make North. This can also be a vector to set the North. Default is 0. The default North direction is the Y-axis (0 degrees).

  • location [Required]

A Ladybug location object.

  • dir_rad [Required]

Direct normal irradiance (W/m2).

  • diff_rad [Required]

Diffuse horizontal irradiance (W/m2).

  • month

An integer between 1 and 12 for the month of the year (default: 6).

  • day

An integer between 1 and 31 for the day of the month (default: 21).

  • hour

A number between 0 and 23.999 for the hour of the day (default: 12).

  • colored

Boolean to note whether the sky will be rendered in full color (True) or it will simple be a grey sky with the same average value as the colored sky (False). (Default: False).


  • sky

Honeybee sky. You can use this sky to create a daylight recipe.

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