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Solar Energy in Galestown, MD

Solar Energy in Galestown

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Galestown with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Galestown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Galestown

The total length of the day in Galestown, MD today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Galestown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Galestown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Galestown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Galestown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown

Based on historical Galestown, 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 Galestown. [1]

Galestown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Galestown that are always titled at the latitude of Galestown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.14 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 Galestown

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Galestown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown

Galestown, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Galestown is July with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.82 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Galestown (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.07 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Galestown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Galestown, MD, of 5.11 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: Galestown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Galestown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:11 am
    • Sunset: 8:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Galestown

Best Months for Solar in Galestown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Galestown

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Solar Power Output in Galestown

The Power of Solar in Galestown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Galestown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown

Galestown (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5818.38 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Galestown is July with an average of 550.03 kWhac, followed by April at 547.94 kWhac and May at 539.52 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Galestown (Maryland) are December with an average of 361.8 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 415.87 kWhac and November at 421.78 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Galestown

Galestown Electricity Costs

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Galestown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Galestown, MD [5]

Tue Aug 9
96°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 78°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 72%
Wed Aug 10
93°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 11
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Aug 12
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 43%
Sat Aug 13
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 14
85°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 70%

More about Galestown

About Galestown

The town of Galestown, MD in Dorchester County has an approximate population of 138. [6]

Galestown Solar Power

Galestown, MD Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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