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Solar Energy in Frostburg, MD

Solar Energy in Frostburg

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Frostburg with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Frostburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Frostburg

The total length of the day in Frostburg, MD today (May 28, 2022) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Frostburg, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Frostburg, MD

Solar Energy Data in Frostburg, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

Based on historical Frostburg, 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 Frostburg. [1]

Frostburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Frostburg that are always titled at the latitude of Frostburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Frostburg

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

Frostburg, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Frostburg is July with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Frostburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.14 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Frostburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Frostburg, MD, of 4.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% 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: Frostburg vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Frostburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:51 am
    • Sunset: 8:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Frostburg

Best Months for Solar in Frostburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Frostburg

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Solar Power Output in Frostburg

The Power of Solar in Frostburg, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

Frostburg (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5311.31 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Frostburg is July with an average of 512.69 kWhac, followed by August at 505.6 kWhac and May at 500.46 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Frostburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 313.56 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 362.38 kWhac and January at 369.57 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Frostburg

Frostburg Electricity Costs

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Frostburg Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Frostburg, MD [5]

Sat May 28
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sun May 29
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 34%
Mon May 30
85°F
Few Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 16%
Tue May 31
85°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Jun 1
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 43%
Thu Jun 2
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Frostburg

About Frostburg

The city of Frostburg, MD in Allegany County has an approximate population of 9,002. [6]

Frostburg Solar Power

Frostburg, MD Solar Energy

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

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