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Solar Power in 19734 (Townsend, DE)

Solar Energy in 19734

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in 19734 with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 19734

Solar panels in 19734 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 19734

The total length of the day in 19734 (Townsend, DE) today (December 08, 2021) will be 9 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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19734 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 19734 (Townsend, DE)

Solar Energy Data for 19734

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 19734.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for 19734

Solar Radiation Data in 19734

Based on historical 19734 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 19734. [1]

The region associated with 19734 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 19734 that are always titled at the latitude of Townsend (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.84 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in 19734

Solar Radiation Data in 19734

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 19734.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for 19734

Solar Radiation Data in 19734

The region associated with 19734 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 19734 is August with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.93 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 19734 are December with an average of 3.53 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.96 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 19734 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 19734

The average monthly solar radiation level in 19734, of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 19734 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 19734 solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for 19734

Sunrise / Sunset in 19734

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 08, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:10 am
    • Sunset: 4:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:29
Solar Energy Statistics for 19734

Best Months for Solar in 19734

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 19734

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 19734 at this current time.

Solar Power Output in 19734

The Power of Solar in 19734

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 19734. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 19734. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for 19734

Solar Radiation Data in 19734

19734 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5752.61 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 19734 is August with an average of 555.43 kWhac, followed by July at 546.98 kWhac and May at 536.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 19734 are December with an average of 360.6 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 390.91 kWhac and January at 406.5 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 19734 [5]

Wed Dec 8
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 32°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Dec 9
36°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Dec 10
43°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat Dec 11
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
41°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Dec 13
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about 19734

About 19734

The ZIP code 19734 is associated with the city of Townsend in New Castle County in Delaware.

19734 Solar Power

19734 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 19734, or for more solar-related resources for DE, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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