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Solar Power in 20630 (Drayden, MD)

Solar Energy in 20630

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Solar Panels in 20630

Solar panels in 20630 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20630

The total length of the day in 20630 (Drayden, MD) today (May 17, 2021) will be 14 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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20630 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20630 (Drayden, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20630

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20630.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20630

Solar Radiation Data in 20630

Based on historical 20630 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20630. [1]

The region associated with 20630 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20630 that are always titled at the latitude of Drayden (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.95 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.25 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.28 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 20630

Solar Radiation Data in 20630

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20630

Solar Radiation Data in 20630

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Solar Power Comparison: 20630 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20630

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Solar Power: 20630 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20630 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 20630

Sunrise / Sunset in 20630

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 17, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:52 am
    • Sunset: 12:12 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:19
Solar Energy Statistics for 20630

Best Months for Solar in 20630

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20630

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20630 at this current time.

However, 20630 is in St. Mary's County and St. Mary's County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20630

The Power of Solar in 20630

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20630. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20630. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20630

Solar Radiation Data in 20630

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Weather Forecast for 20630 [5]

Mon May 17
67°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 61%
Tue May 18
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 86%
Wed May 19
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 84%
Thu May 20
78°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 21
76°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sat May 22
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 54%

More about 20630

About 20630

The ZIP code 20630 is associated with the city of Drayden in St. Mary's County in Maryland.

20630 Solar Power

20630 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20630, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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