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Solar Power in 20610 (Barstow, MD)

Solar Energy in 20610

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 20610 with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20610

Solar panels in 20610 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20610

The total length of the day in 20610 (Barstow, MD) today (July 01, 2022) will be 14 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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20610 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20610 (Barstow, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20610

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20610.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20610

Solar Radiation Data in 20610

Based on historical 20610 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20610. [1]

The region associated with 20610 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20610 that are always titled at the latitude of Barstow (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 20610

Solar Radiation Data in 20610

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20610.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20610

Solar Radiation Data in 20610

The region associated with 20610 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20610 is July with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20610 are December with an average of 3.37 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20610 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20610

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20610, of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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: 20610 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20610 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 20610

Sunrise / Sunset in 20610

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 01, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:46 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:48
Solar Energy Statistics for 20610

Best Months for Solar in 20610

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.16 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20610

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 20610 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 20610

The Power of Solar in 20610

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20610. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20610. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20610

Solar Radiation Data in 20610

20610 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5620.14 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20610 is July with an average of 538.18 kWhac, followed by May at 537.09 kWhac and April at 515.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20610 are December with an average of 334.75 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 405.21 kWhac and February at 413.3 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 20610 [5]

Fri Jul 1
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Jul 2
87°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Jul 3
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Jul 4
82°F
Few Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 15%
Tue Jul 5
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jul 6
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 82%

More about 20610

About 20610

The ZIP code 20610 is associated with the city of Barstow in Calvert County in Maryland.

20610 Solar Power

20610 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20610, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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