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Solar Power in 21231 (Baltimore, MD)

Solar Energy in 21231

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Solar Panels in 21231

Solar panels in 21231 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21231

The total length of the day in 21231 (Baltimore, MD) today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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21231 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21231 (Baltimore, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21231

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21231.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21231

Solar Radiation Data in 21231

Based on historical 21231 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21231. [1]

The region associated with 21231 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 21231 that are always titled at the latitude of Baltimore (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.72 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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 21231

Solar Radiation Data in 21231

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21231

Solar Radiation Data in 21231

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Solar Power Comparison: 21231 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21231

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Solar Power: 21231 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21231 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 21231

Sunrise / Sunset in 21231

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:56 am
    • Sunset: 11:00 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:04
Solar Energy Statistics for 21231

Best Months for Solar in 21231

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21231

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 21231 at this current time.

However, 21231 is in Baltimore (city) County and Baltimore (city) County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 21231

The Power of Solar in 21231

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21231. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21231. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21231

Solar Radiation Data in 21231

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Weather Forecast for 21231 [5]

Wed Sep 23
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Sep 24
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 1 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Sep 26
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sun Sep 27
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Sep 28
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 21231

About 21231

The ZIP code 21231 is associated with the city of Baltimore in Baltimore (city) County in Maryland.

21231 Solar Power

21231 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21231, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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