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Solar Energy in Hagerstown, MD

Solar Energy in Hagerstown

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Hagerstown with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hagerstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hagerstown

The total length of the day in Hagerstown, MD today (October 01, 2022) will be 11 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

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Hagerstown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hagerstown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Hagerstown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hagerstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown

Based on historical Hagerstown, 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 Hagerstown. [1]

Hagerstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hagerstown that are always titled at the latitude of Hagerstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.92 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 Hagerstown

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hagerstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown

Hagerstown, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hagerstown is July with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hagerstown (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.2 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hagerstown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hagerstown, MD, of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% 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: Hagerstown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Hagerstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 01, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:07 am
    • Sunset: 6:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Hagerstown

Best Months for Solar in Hagerstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hagerstown

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Solar Power Output in Hagerstown

The Power of Solar in Hagerstown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hagerstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown

Hagerstown (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5494.19 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hagerstown is July with an average of 525.16 kWhac, followed by August at 522.32 kWhac and May at 508.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hagerstown (Maryland) are December with an average of 333.34 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 380.28 kWhac and February at 383.07 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hagerstown

Hagerstown Electricity Costs

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Hagerstown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Hagerstown, MD [5]

Sat Oct 1
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Oct 2
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 3
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue Oct 4
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Oct 5
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Oct 6
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Hagerstown

About Hagerstown

The city of Hagerstown, MD in Washington County has an approximate population of 39,662. [6]

Hagerstown Solar Power

Hagerstown, MD Solar Energy

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

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