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Solar Power in 20677 (Port Tobacco, MD)

Solar Energy in 20677

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Solar Panels in 20677

Solar panels in 20677 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20677

The total length of the day in 20677 (Port Tobacco, MD) today (September 19, 2020) will be 12 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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20677 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20677 (Port Tobacco, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20677

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20677.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20677

Solar Radiation Data in 20677

Based on historical 20677 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20677. [1]

The region associated with 20677 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.23 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 20677 that are always titled at the latitude of Port Tobacco (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.93 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% 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 20677

Solar Radiation Data in 20677

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20677

Solar Radiation Data in 20677

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Solar Power Comparison: 20677 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20677

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Solar Power: 20677 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20677 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 20677

Sunrise / Sunset in 20677

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:54 am
    • Sunset: 11:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:14
Solar Energy Statistics for 20677

Best Months for Solar in 20677

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20677

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20677 at this current time.

However, 20677 is in Charles County and Charles County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20677

The Power of Solar in 20677

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20677. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20677. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20677

Solar Radiation Data in 20677

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Weather Forecast for 20677 [5]

Sat Sep 19
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sun Sep 20
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 6%
Thu Sep 24
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 20677

About 20677

The ZIP code 20677 is associated with the city of Port Tobacco in Charles County in Maryland.

20677 Solar Power

20677 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20677, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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