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Solar Power in 20748 (Temple Hills, MD)

Solar Energy in 20748

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in 20748 with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20748

Solar panels in 20748 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20748

The total length of the day in 20748 (Temple Hills, MD) today (May 22, 2022) will be 14 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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20748 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20748 (Temple Hills, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20748

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20748.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

Based on historical 20748 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20748. [1]

The region associated with 20748 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20748 that are always titled at the latitude of Temple Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 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 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20748.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

The region associated with 20748 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20748 is August with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20748 are December with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.08 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20748 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20748

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20748, of 5.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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: 20748 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20748 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 20748

Sunrise / Sunset in 20748

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 22, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:49 am
    • Sunset: 8:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:30
Solar Energy Statistics for 20748

Best Months for Solar in 20748

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20748

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 20748 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 20748

The Power of Solar in 20748

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20748. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20748. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

20748 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5758.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20748 is August with an average of 537.13 kWhac, followed by July at 534.83 kWhac and March at 531.14 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20748 are December with an average of 376.8 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 405.77 kWhac and January at 418.03 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 20748 [5]

Sun May 22
88°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 94%
Mon May 23
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 24
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu May 26
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 68%

More about 20748

About 20748

The ZIP code 20748 is associated with the city of Temple Hills in Prince George's County in Maryland.

20748 Solar Power

20748 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20748, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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