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Solar Power in 21047 (Fallston, MD)

Solar Energy in 21047

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 21047 with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 21047

Solar panels in 21047 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21047

The total length of the day in 21047 (Fallston, MD) today (May 24, 2022) will be 14 hours and 36 minutes. [More]

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21047 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21047 (Fallston, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21047

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21047.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21047

Solar Radiation Data in 21047

Based on historical 21047 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21047. [1]

The region associated with 21047 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 21047 that are always titled at the latitude of Fallston (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.78 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.08 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% 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 21047

Solar Radiation Data in 21047

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 21047.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21047

Solar Radiation Data in 21047

The region associated with 21047 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 21047 is July with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 21047 are December with an average of 3.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 21047 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21047

The average monthly solar radiation level in 21047, of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: 21047 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21047 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 21047

Sunrise / Sunset in 21047

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:44 am
    • Sunset: 8:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:36
Solar Energy Statistics for 21047

Best Months for Solar in 21047

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21047

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 21047 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 21047

The Power of Solar in 21047

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21047. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21047. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21047

Solar Radiation Data in 21047

21047 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5637.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 21047 is July with an average of 532.35 kWhac, followed by August at 520.73 kWhac and April at 519.39 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 21047 are December with an average of 368.01 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 392.62 kWhac and November at 400.52 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 21047 [5]

Tue May 24
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 29
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 21%

More about 21047

About 21047

The ZIP code 21047 is associated with the city of Fallston in Harford County in Maryland.

21047 Solar Power

21047 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21047, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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