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Solar Energy in Forest Heights, MD

Solar Energy in Forest Heights

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Forest Heights with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Forest Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Forest Heights

The total length of the day in Forest Heights, MD today (November 26, 2022) will be 9 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

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Forest Heights, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Forest Heights, MD

Solar Energy Data in Forest Heights, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Forest Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Heights

Based on historical Forest Heights, 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 Forest Heights. [1]

Forest Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Forest Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Forest Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 Forest Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Heights, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Forest Heights.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Forest Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Heights

Forest Heights, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Forest Heights is July with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Forest Heights (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Forest Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Forest Heights

The average monthly solar radiation level in Forest Heights, MD, of 5.07 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: Forest Heights vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Forest Heights 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 Forest Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Forest Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:02 am
    • Sunset: 4:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Forest Heights

Best Months for Solar in Forest Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Forest Heights

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Solar Power Output in Forest Heights

The Power of Solar in Forest Heights, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Forest Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Heights

Forest Heights (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5754.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Forest Heights is July with an average of 535.31 kWhac, followed by May at 531.87 kWhac and April at 522.46 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Forest Heights (Maryland) are December with an average of 374.14 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 407.11 kWhac and January at 431.73 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Forest Heights

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Forest Heights Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Forest Heights, MD [5]

Sat Nov 26
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Nov 27
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 28
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 53°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue Nov 29
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Nov 30
49°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 1
40°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Forest Heights

About Forest Heights

The town of Forest Heights, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 2,447. [6]

Forest Heights Solar Power

Forest Heights, MD Solar Energy

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

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