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Solar Power in 20871 (Clarksburg, MD)

Solar Energy in 20871

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Solar Panels in 20871

Solar panels in 20871 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20871

The total length of the day in 20871 (Clarksburg, MD) today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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20871 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20871 (Clarksburg, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20871

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20871.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20871

Solar Radiation Data in 20871

Based on historical 20871 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20871. [1]

The region associated with 20871 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20871 that are always titled at the latitude of Clarksburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.81 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.16 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 20871

Solar Radiation Data in 20871

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20871

Solar Radiation Data in 20871

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Solar Power Comparison: 20871 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20871

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Solar Power: 20871 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20871 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 20871

Sunrise / Sunset in 20871

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:58 am
    • Sunset: 11:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:04
Solar Energy Statistics for 20871

Best Months for Solar in 20871

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20871

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20871 at this current time.

However, 20871 is in Montgomery County and Montgomery County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20871

The Power of Solar in 20871

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20871. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20871. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20871

Solar Radiation Data in 20871

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Weather Forecast for 20871 [5]

Wed Sep 23
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Sep 24
74°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Sep 26
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 95%
Sun Sep 27
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Sep 28
67°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 20871

About 20871

The ZIP code 20871 is associated with the city of Clarksburg in Montgomery County in Maryland.

20871 Solar Power

20871 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20871, 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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