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Solar Energy in Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Energy in Chesapeake City

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Chesapeake City with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chesapeake City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chesapeake City

The total length of the day in Chesapeake City, MD today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Chesapeake City, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Energy Data in Chesapeake City, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City

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

Chesapeake City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chesapeake City that are always titled at the latitude of Chesapeake City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.14 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 Chesapeake City

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Chesapeake City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City

Chesapeake City, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Chesapeake City is August with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.9 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chesapeake City (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Chesapeake City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Chesapeake City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chesapeake City, MD, of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 27% 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: Chesapeake City vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Chesapeake City 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 Chesapeake City

Sunrise / Sunset in Chesapeake City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:34 am
    • Sunset: 5:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Chesapeake City

Best Months for Solar in Chesapeake City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chesapeake City

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Solar Power Output in Chesapeake City

The Power of Solar in Chesapeake City, MD

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Chesapeake City (md). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Chesapeake City. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City

Chesapeake City (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5684.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chesapeake City is August with an average of 545.24 kWhac, followed by July at 543.75 kWhac and April at 533.64 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chesapeake City (Maryland) are December with an average of 373.15 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 386.91 kWhac and January at 392.33 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chesapeake City

Chesapeake City Electricity Costs

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Chesapeake City Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Chesapeake City, MD [5]

Fri Mar 1
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sat Mar 2
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Mar 4
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue Mar 5
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 62%
Wed Mar 6
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Chesapeake City

About Chesapeake City

The town of Chesapeake City, MD in Cecil County has an approximate population of 673. [6]

Chesapeake City Solar Power

Chesapeake City, MD Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Chesapeake City, MD, or for more solar-related resources for Chesapeake City, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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