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Solar Power in 21202 (Baltimore, MD)

Solar Energy in 21202

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 21202 with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 21202

Solar panels in 21202 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21202

The total length of the day in 21202 (Baltimore, MD) today (July 14, 2024) will be 14 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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21202 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21202 (Baltimore, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21202

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21202.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21202

Solar Radiation Data in 21202

Based on historical 21202 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21202. [1]

The region associated with 21202 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 21202 that are always titled at the latitude of Baltimore (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 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 21202

Solar Radiation Data in 21202

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 21202.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21202

Solar Radiation Data in 21202

The region associated with 21202 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 21202 is July with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 21202 are December with an average of 3.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 21202 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21202

The average monthly solar radiation level in 21202, 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: 21202 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21202 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 21202

Sunrise / Sunset in 21202

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:50 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:44
Solar Energy Statistics for 21202

Best Months for Solar in 21202

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21202

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 21202 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 21202

The Power of Solar in 21202

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21202. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21202. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21202

Solar Radiation Data in 21202

21202 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5669.09 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 21202 is July with an average of 536.4 kWhac, followed by May at 527.2 kWhac and April at 517.07 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 21202 are December with an average of 372.67 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 394.96 kWhac and January at 401.18 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 21202 [5]

Sun Jul 14
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 11%
Mon Jul 15
97°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 101°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 53%
Tue Jul 16
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 70%
Wed Jul 17
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 73%
Thu Jul 18
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Jul 19
84°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about 21202

About 21202

The ZIP code 21202 is associated with the city of Baltimore in Baltimore (city) County in Maryland.

21202 Solar Power

21202 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21202, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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