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Solar Power in 21769 (Middletown, MD)

Solar Energy in 21769

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 21769 with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 21769

Solar panels in 21769 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21769

The total length of the day in 21769 (Middletown, MD) today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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21769 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21769 (Middletown, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21769

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21769.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21769

Solar Radiation Data in 21769

Based on historical 21769 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21769. [1]

The region associated with 21769 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.08 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 21769 that are always titled at the latitude of Middletown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.76 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.08 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 21769

Solar Radiation Data in 21769

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 21769.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21769

Solar Radiation Data in 21769

The region associated with 21769 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 21769 is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 21769 are December with an average of 3.39 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 21769 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21769

The average monthly solar radiation level in 21769, of 4.94 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: 21769 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21769 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 21769

Sunrise / Sunset in 21769

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:17 am
    • Sunset: 8:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:56
Solar Energy Statistics for 21769

Best Months for Solar in 21769

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21769

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 21769 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 21769

The Power of Solar in 21769

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21769. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21769. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21769

Solar Radiation Data in 21769

21769 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5572.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 21769 is July with an average of 536.91 kWhac, followed by August at 526.52 kWhac and May at 526.37 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 21769 are December with an average of 341.47 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 369.93 kWhac and November at 386.59 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 21769 [5]

Tue Aug 9
93°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 21%
Wed Aug 10
87°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 11%
Thu Aug 11
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 70%
Fri Aug 12
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 13
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sun Aug 14
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 28%

More about 21769

About 21769

The ZIP code 21769 is associated with the city of Middletown in Frederick County in Maryland.

21769 Solar Power

21769 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21769, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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