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Solar Energy in Elkton, MD

Solar Energy in Elkton

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Elkton with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Elkton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Elkton

The total length of the day in Elkton, MD today (December 06, 2022) will be 9 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Elkton, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Elkton, MD

Solar Energy Data in Elkton, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Elkton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton

Based on historical Elkton, 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 Elkton. [1]

Elkton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Elkton that are always titled at the latitude of Elkton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 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 Elkton

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Elkton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton

Elkton, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Elkton is July with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Elkton (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Elkton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Elkton, MD, of 4.95 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: Elkton vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Elkton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 06, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:09 am
    • Sunset: 4:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Elkton

Best Months for Solar in Elkton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Elkton

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Solar Power Output in Elkton

The Power of Solar in Elkton, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Elkton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton

Elkton (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5637.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Elkton is July with an average of 544.67 kWhac, followed by August at 528.19 kWhac and May at 522.92 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Elkton (Maryland) are December with an average of 366.05 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 383.68 kWhac and January at 393.28 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Elkton

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Elkton Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Elkton, MD [5]

Tue Dec 6
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 7
54°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
53°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 9
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 10
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 55%
Sun Dec 11
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Elkton

About Elkton

The town of Elkton, MD in Cecil County has an approximate population of 15,443. [6]

Elkton Solar Power

Elkton, MD Solar Energy

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

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