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Solar Energy in Fruitland, MD

Solar Energy in Fruitland

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Fruitland with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Fruitland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fruitland

The total length of the day in Fruitland, MD today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Fruitland, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fruitland, MD

Solar Energy Data in Fruitland, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fruitland, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Fruitland

Based on historical Fruitland, 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 Fruitland. [1]

Fruitland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fruitland that are always titled at the latitude of Fruitland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.92 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.21 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 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 Fruitland

Solar Radiation Data in Fruitland, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fruitland, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Fruitland

Fruitland, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fruitland is April with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fruitland (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Fruitland

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fruitland, MD, of 5.12 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: Fruitland vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fruitland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:33 am
    • Sunset: 5:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Fruitland

Best Months for Solar in Fruitland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fruitland

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Solar Power Output in Fruitland

The Power of Solar in Fruitland, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fruitland, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Fruitland

Fruitland (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5814.78 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fruitland is April with an average of 546.73 kWhac, followed by May at 541.65 kWhac and July at 536.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fruitland (Maryland) are December with an average of 383.53 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 425.51 kWhac and November at 428.34 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fruitland

Fruitland Electricity Costs

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Fruitland Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Fruitland, MD [5]

Fri Mar 1
49°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sat Mar 2
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
61°F
Few Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 18%
Mon Mar 4
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue Mar 5
58°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 66%
Wed Mar 6
62°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Fruitland

About Fruitland

The city of Fruitland, MD in Wicomico County has an approximate population of 4,866. [6]

Fruitland Solar Power

Fruitland, MD Solar Energy

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

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About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

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