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Solar Power in 21801 (Salisbury, MD)

Solar Energy in 21801

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Solar Panels in 21801

Solar panels in 21801 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 21801

The total length of the day in 21801 (Salisbury, MD) today (September 20, 2020) will be 12 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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21801 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 21801 (Salisbury, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 21801

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 21801.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 21801

Solar Radiation Data in 21801

Based on historical 21801 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 21801. [1]

The region associated with 21801 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 21801 that are always titled at the latitude of Salisbury (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.92 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.21 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 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 21801

Solar Radiation Data in 21801

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 21801

Solar Radiation Data in 21801

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Solar Power Comparison: 21801 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 21801

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Solar Power: 21801 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 21801 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 21801

Sunrise / Sunset in 21801

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:49 am
    • Sunset: 11:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:11
Solar Energy Statistics for 21801

Best Months for Solar in 21801

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 21801

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 21801 at this current time.

However, 21801 is in Wicomico County and Wicomico County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 21801

The Power of Solar in 21801

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 21801. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 21801. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 21801

Solar Radiation Data in 21801

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Weather Forecast for 21801 [5]

Sun Sep 20
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 7%
Mon Sep 21
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Sep 22
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Sep 25
74°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about 21801

About 21801

The ZIP code 21801 is associated with the city of Salisbury in Wicomico County in Maryland.

21801 Solar Power

21801 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 21801, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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