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Solar Power in 21010 (Gunpowder, MD)

Solar Energy in 21010

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 21010 with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 21010

Solar panels in 21010 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21010

The total length of the day in 21010 (Gunpowder, MD) today (January 25, 2022) will be 10 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

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21010 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21010 (Gunpowder, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21010

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21010.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21010

Solar Radiation Data in 21010

Based on historical 21010 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21010. [1]

The region associated with 21010 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 21010 that are always titled at the latitude of Gunpowder (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.09 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 21010

Solar Radiation Data in 21010

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 21010.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21010

Solar Radiation Data in 21010

The region associated with 21010 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 21010 is July with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 21010 are December with an average of 3.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 21010 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21010

The average monthly solar radiation level in 21010, of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 31% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: 21010 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21010 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 21010

Sunrise / Sunset in 21010

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:17 am
    • Sunset: 5:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:0
Solar Energy Statistics for 21010

Best Months for Solar in 21010

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21010

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 21010 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 21010

The Power of Solar in 21010

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21010. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21010. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21010

Solar Radiation Data in 21010

21010 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5538.96 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 21010 is July with an average of 544.16 kWhac, followed by April at 514.37 kWhac and August at 513.09 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 21010 are December with an average of 365.66 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 379.68 kWhac and January at 390.85 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 21010 [5]

Tue Jan 25
38°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 38°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 26
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 29°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 2%
Thu Jan 27
29°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Jan 28
32°F
Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
23°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 31°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sun Jan 30
25°F
Few Clouds
Min: 16°F
Max: 27°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about 21010

About 21010

The ZIP code 21010 is associated with the city of Gunpowder in Harford County in Maryland.

21010 Solar Power

21010 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21010, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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

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