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Solar Power in 21037 (Edgewater, MD)

Solar Energy in 21037

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 21037 with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 21037

Solar panels in 21037 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21037

The total length of the day in 21037 (Edgewater, MD) today (July 01, 2022) will be 14 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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21037 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21037 (Edgewater, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21037

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21037.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21037

Solar Radiation Data in 21037

Based on historical 21037 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21037. [1]

The region associated with 21037 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% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 21037 that are always titled at the latitude of Edgewater (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.84 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 4.13 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 21037

Solar Radiation Data in 21037

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 21037.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21037

Solar Radiation Data in 21037

The region associated with 21037 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 21037 is July with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 21037 are December with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 21037 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21037

The average monthly solar radiation level in 21037, of 5.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 27% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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: 21037 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21037 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 21037

Sunrise / Sunset in 21037

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 01, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:44 am
    • Sunset: 8:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:51
Solar Energy Statistics for 21037

Best Months for Solar in 21037

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21037

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 21037 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 21037

The Power of Solar in 21037

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21037. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21037. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21037

Solar Radiation Data in 21037

21037 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5707.04 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 21037 is July with an average of 541.15 kWhac, followed by April at 529.15 kWhac and August at 527.98 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 21037 are December with an average of 384.81 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 398.46 kWhac and January at 404.5 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 21037 [5]

Fri Jul 1
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 2
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 3
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 98%
Mon Jul 4
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 6%
Tue Jul 5
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jul 6
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 31%

More about 21037

About 21037

The ZIP code 21037 is associated with the city of Edgewater in Anne Arundel County in Maryland.

21037 Solar Power

21037 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21037, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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