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Solar Energy in Glenarden, MD

Solar Energy in Glenarden

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Glenarden with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Glenarden

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Glenarden

The total length of the day in Glenarden, MD today (July 19, 2024) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Glenarden, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Glenarden, MD

Solar Energy Data in Glenarden, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Glenarden, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden

Based on historical Glenarden, 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 Glenarden. [1]

Glenarden 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 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Glenarden that are always titled at the latitude of Glenarden (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 4.16 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 Glenarden

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Glenarden, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden

Glenarden, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Glenarden is July with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Glenarden (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Glenarden

The average monthly solar radiation level in Glenarden, MD, of 5.09 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: Glenarden vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Glenarden

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 19, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:56 am
    • Sunset: 8:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Glenarden

Best Months for Solar in Glenarden

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Glenarden

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Solar Power Output in Glenarden

The Power of Solar in Glenarden, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Glenarden, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden

Glenarden (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5768.63 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Glenarden is May with an average of 537.28 kWhac, followed by July at 529.56 kWhac and March at 526.22 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Glenarden (Maryland) are December with an average of 376.14 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 412.82 kWhac and January at 417.74 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Glenarden

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Weather Forecast for Glenarden, MD [5]

Fri Jul 19
85°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sat Jul 20
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 21
91°F
Few Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 13%
Mon Jul 22
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jul 23
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Jul 24
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about Glenarden

About Glenarden

The city of Glenarden, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 6,000. [6]

Glenarden Solar Power

Glenarden, MD Solar Energy

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

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