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Solar Power in 20678 (Prince Frederick, MD)

Solar Energy in 20678

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Solar Panels in 20678

Solar panels in 20678 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20678

The total length of the day in 20678 (Prince Frederick, MD) today (May 08, 2021) will be 14 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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20678 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20678 (Prince Frederick, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20678

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20678.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20678

Solar Radiation Data in 20678

Based on historical 20678 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20678. [1]

The region associated with 20678 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20678 that are always titled at the latitude of Prince Frederick (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.21 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 20678

Solar Radiation Data in 20678

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20678

Solar Radiation Data in 20678

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Solar Power Comparison: 20678 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20678

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Solar Power: 20678 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20678 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 20678

Sunrise / Sunset in 20678

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 08, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:00 am
    • Sunset: 12:05 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:05
Solar Energy Statistics for 20678

Best Months for Solar in 20678

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20678

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20678 at this current time.

However, 20678 is in Calvert County and Calvert County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20678

The Power of Solar in 20678

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20678. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20678. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20678

Solar Radiation Data in 20678

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Weather Forecast for 20678 [5]

Sat May 8
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sun May 9
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 98%
Mon May 10
62°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue May 11
58°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 52%
Wed May 12
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu May 13
63°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 58%

More about 20678

About 20678

The ZIP code 20678 is associated with the city of Prince Frederick in Calvert County in Maryland.

20678 Solar Power

20678 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20678, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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