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Solar Power in 20688 (Solomons, MD)

Solar Energy in 20688

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Solar Panels in 20688

Solar panels in 20688 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20688

The total length of the day in 20688 (Solomons, MD) today (September 19, 2020) will be 12 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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20688 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20688 (Solomons, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20688

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20688.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20688

Solar Radiation Data in 20688

Based on historical 20688 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20688. [1]

The region associated with 20688 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20688 that are always titled at the latitude of Solomons (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.12 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 20688

Solar Radiation Data in 20688

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20688

Solar Radiation Data in 20688

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Solar Power Comparison: 20688 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20688

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Solar Power: 20688 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20688 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 20688

Sunrise / Sunset in 20688

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:52 am
    • Sunset: 11:06 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:14
Solar Energy Statistics for 20688

Best Months for Solar in 20688

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.16 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20688

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20688 at this current time.

However, 20688 is in Calvert County and Calvert County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20688

The Power of Solar in 20688

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20688. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20688. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20688

Solar Radiation Data in 20688

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Weather Forecast for 20688 [5]

Sat Sep 19
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Sep 20
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
73°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 77°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 33%

More about 20688

About 20688

The ZIP code 20688 is associated with the city of Solomons in Calvert County in Maryland.

20688 Solar Power

20688 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20688, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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