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Solar Power in 20770 (Greenbelt, MD)

Solar Energy in 20770

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 20770 with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20770

Solar panels in 20770 that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20770

The total length of the day in 20770 (Greenbelt, MD) today (December 07, 2021) will be 9 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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20770 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20770 (Greenbelt, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20770

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20770.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20770

Solar Radiation Data in 20770

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Historical solar power output data for 20770 is not currently available.

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* 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 20770

Solar Radiation Data in 20770

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20770.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20770

Solar Radiation Data in 20770

The region associated with 20770 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20770 is July with an average of 5.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.58 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20770 are December with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20770 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20770

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20770, of 5.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 20770 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20770 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 20770

Sunrise / Sunset in 20770

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:13 am
    • Sunset: 4:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:32
Solar Energy Statistics for 20770

Best Months for Solar in 20770

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20770

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Solar Power Output in 20770

The Power of Solar in 20770

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20770. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20770. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20770

Solar Radiation Data in 20770

20770 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5691.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20770 is July with an average of 532.31 kWhac, followed by May at 526.28 kWhac and April at 524.96 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20770 are December with an average of 376.1 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 414.23 kWhac and January at 418.98 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 20770 [5]

Tue Dec 7
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 77%
Wed Dec 8
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 42°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 9
41°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 89%
Fri Dec 10
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sat Dec 11
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about 20770

About 20770

The ZIP code 20770 is associated with the city of Greenbelt in Prince George's County in Maryland.

20770 Solar Power

20770 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20770, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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