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Solar Energy in Denton, MD

Solar Energy in Denton

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Denton with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Denton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Denton

The total length of the day in Denton, MD today (June 24, 2024) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Denton, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Denton, MD

Solar Energy Data in Denton, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Denton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Denton

Based on historical Denton, 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 Denton. [1]

Denton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Denton that are always titled at the latitude of Denton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 Denton

Solar Radiation Data in Denton, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Denton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Denton

Denton, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Denton is July with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Denton (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Denton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Denton, MD, of 5.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 30% 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: Denton vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Denton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 24, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:37 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Denton

Best Months for Solar in Denton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Denton

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Solar Power Output in Denton

The Power of Solar in Denton, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Denton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Denton

Denton (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5811.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Denton is July with an average of 553.19 kWhac, followed by April at 539.39 kWhac and May at 537.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Denton (Maryland) are December with an average of 371.39 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 400.58 kWhac and November at 425.67 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Denton

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Denton Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Denton, MD [5]

Mon Jun 24
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 42%
Tue Jun 25
86°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 42%
Wed Jun 26
93°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 59%
Thu Jun 27
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 87%
Fri Jun 28
86°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sat Jun 29
92°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Denton

About Denton

The town of Denton, MD in Caroline County has an approximate population of 4,418. [6]

Denton Solar Power

Denton, MD Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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