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Solar Energy in Emmitsburg, MD

Solar Energy in Emmitsburg

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Emmitsburg with an average of 6 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Emmitsburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Emmitsburg

The total length of the day in Emmitsburg, MD today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 36 minutes. [More]

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Emmitsburg, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Emmitsburg, MD

Solar Energy Data in Emmitsburg, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Emmitsburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Emmitsburg

Based on historical Emmitsburg, 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 Emmitsburg. [1]

Emmitsburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Emmitsburg that are always titled at the latitude of Emmitsburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.01 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.93 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 Emmitsburg

Solar Radiation Data in Emmitsburg, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Emmitsburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Emmitsburg

Emmitsburg, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Emmitsburg is July with an average of 6 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.51 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Emmitsburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.64 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Emmitsburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Emmitsburg, MD, of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: Emmitsburg vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Emmitsburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:48 am
    • Sunset: 8:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:36
Solar Energy Statistics for Emmitsburg

Best Months for Solar in Emmitsburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Emmitsburg

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Solar Power Output in Emmitsburg

The Power of Solar in Emmitsburg, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Emmitsburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Emmitsburg

Emmitsburg (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5470.71 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Emmitsburg is July with an average of 552.4 kWhac, followed by April at 508.9 kWhac and May at 500.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Emmitsburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 343.26 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 377.82 kWhac and November at 390.86 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Emmitsburg

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Emmitsburg Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Emmitsburg, MD [5]

Mon May 23
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 24
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Emmitsburg

About Emmitsburg

The town of Emmitsburg, MD in Frederick County has an approximate population of 2,814. [6]

Emmitsburg Solar Power

Emmitsburg, MD Solar Energy

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

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