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Solar Power in 20601 (Waldorf, MD)

Solar Energy in 20601

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Solar Panels in 20601

Solar panels in 20601 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20601

The total length of the day in 20601 (Waldorf, MD) today (May 17, 2021) will be 14 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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20601 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20601 (Waldorf, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20601

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20601.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20601

Solar Radiation Data in 20601

Based on historical 20601 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20601. [1]

The region associated with 20601 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20601 that are always titled at the latitude of Waldorf (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.2 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 20601

Solar Radiation Data in 20601

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20601

Solar Radiation Data in 20601

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Solar Power Comparison: 20601 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20601

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Solar Power: 20601 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20601 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 20601

Sunrise / Sunset in 20601

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 17, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:52 am
    • Sunset: 12:14 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:21
Solar Energy Statistics for 20601

Best Months for Solar in 20601

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20601

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20601 at this current time.

However, 20601 is in Charles County and Charles County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20601

The Power of Solar in 20601

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20601. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20601. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20601

Solar Radiation Data in 20601

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Weather Forecast for 20601 [5]

Mon May 17
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 75%
Tue May 18
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 94%
Wed May 19
82°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 57%
Thu May 20
81°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 21
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat May 22
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 59%

More about 20601

About 20601

The ZIP code 20601 is associated with the city of Waldorf in Charles County in Maryland.

20601 Solar Power

20601 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20601, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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