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Solar Energy in Chestertown, MD

Solar Energy in Chestertown

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Chestertown with an average of 6.15 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chestertown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chestertown

The total length of the day in Chestertown, MD today (June 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Chestertown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chestertown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Chestertown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chestertown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chestertown

Based on historical Chestertown, 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 Chestertown. [1]

Chestertown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chestertown that are always titled at the latitude of Chestertown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.16 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 Chestertown

Solar Radiation Data in Chestertown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chestertown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chestertown

Chestertown, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Chestertown is July with an average of 6.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.92 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chestertown (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Chestertown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chestertown, MD, of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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: Chestertown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Chestertown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:40 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Chestertown

Best Months for Solar in Chestertown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chestertown

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Solar Power Output in Chestertown

The Power of Solar in Chestertown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chestertown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chestertown

Chestertown (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5786.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chestertown is July with an average of 564.5 kWhac, followed by August at 544.68 kWhac and May at 535.66 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chestertown (Maryland) are December with an average of 352.06 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 401.15 kWhac and November at 405.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chestertown

Chestertown Electricity Costs

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Chestertown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Chestertown, MD [5]

Mon Jun 27
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 93%
Tue Jun 28
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 34%
Wed Jun 29
80°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 13%
Thu Jun 30
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 6%
Fri Jul 1
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Jul 2
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 71%

More about Chestertown

About Chestertown

The town of Chestertown, MD in Kent County has an approximate population of 5,252. [6]

Chestertown Solar Power

Chestertown, MD Solar Energy

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

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