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Solar Power in 20606 (Abell, MD)

Solar Energy in 20606

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 20606 with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20606

Solar panels in 20606 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20606

The total length of the day in 20606 (Abell, MD) today (July 01, 2022) will be 14 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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20606 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20606 (Abell, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20606

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20606.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20606

Solar Radiation Data in 20606

Based on historical 20606 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20606. [1]

The region associated with 20606 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.24 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20606 that are always titled at the latitude of Abell (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.94 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.24 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 20606

Solar Radiation Data in 20606

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20606.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20606

Solar Radiation Data in 20606

The region associated with 20606 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20606 is July with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.85 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20606 are December with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20606 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20606

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20606, of 5.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 31% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 22% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


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

Solar Power: 20606 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20606 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 20606

Sunrise / Sunset in 20606

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 01, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:47 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:47
Solar Energy Statistics for 20606

Best Months for Solar in 20606

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20606

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 20606 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 20606

The Power of Solar in 20606

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20606. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20606. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20606

Solar Radiation Data in 20606

20606 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5693.92 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20606 is May with an average of 540.16 kWhac, followed by July at 530.74 kWhac and April at 523.47 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20606 are December with an average of 371.79 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 404.82 kWhac and November at 417.23 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 20606 [5]

Fri Jul 1
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 2
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 61%
Sun Jul 3
78°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jul 4
83°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 34%
Tue Jul 5
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 89%
Wed Jul 6
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 20606

About 20606

The ZIP code 20606 is associated with the city of Abell in St. Mary's County in Maryland.

20606 Solar Power

20606 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20606, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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