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Solar Power in 21163 (Woodstock, MD)

Solar Energy in 21163

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 21163 with an average of 5.98 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 21163

Solar panels in 21163 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21163

The total length of the day in 21163 (Woodstock, MD) today (May 19, 2022) will be 14 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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21163 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21163 (Woodstock, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21163

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21163.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21163

Solar Radiation Data in 21163

Based on historical 21163 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21163. [1]

The region associated with 21163 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 21163 that are always titled at the latitude of Woodstock (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.78 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.09 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.05 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 21163

Solar Radiation Data in 21163

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 21163.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21163

Solar Radiation Data in 21163

The region associated with 21163 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 21163 is July with an average of 5.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.79 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 21163 are December with an average of 3.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 21163 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21163

The average monthly solar radiation level in 21163, of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% 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: 21163 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21163 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 21163

Sunrise / Sunset in 21163

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 19, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:50 am
    • Sunset: 8:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:27
Solar Energy Statistics for 21163

Best Months for Solar in 21163

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21163

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 21163 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 21163

The Power of Solar in 21163

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21163. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21163. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21163

Solar Radiation Data in 21163

21163 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5704.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 21163 is July with an average of 549.7 kWhac, followed by August at 533 kWhac and May at 522.32 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 21163 are December with an average of 370.54 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 390.42 kWhac and November at 392.5 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 21163 [5]

Thu May 19
74°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 63%
Fri May 20
83°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 74%
Sat May 21
91°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 42%
Sun May 22
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon May 23
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 24
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 79%

More about 21163

About 21163

The ZIP code 21163 is associated with the city of Woodstock in Baltimore County in Maryland.

21163 Solar Power

21163 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21163, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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