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Solar Energy in Hagerstown, MD

Solar Energy in Hagerstown

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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 (June 14, 2021) will be 14 hours and 57 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]

* See glossary & definitions below.

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

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

Solar Power Levels in Hagerstown

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Solar Power: 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 June 14, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:42 am
    • Sunset: 12:40 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Hagerstown

Best Months for Solar in Hagerstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • 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

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Hagerstown, MD at this current time.

However, Hagerstown is in Washington County and Washington County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

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

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Cost of Utilities in Hagerstown

Hagerstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hagerstown averaged 12.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2021, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.29¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Hagerstown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $13.45 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.55 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Hagerstown, MD [5]

Mon Jun 14
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 27%
Tue Jun 15
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Jun 16
71°F
Few Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Jun 17
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 32%
Fri Jun 18
78°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 64%
Sat Jun 19
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
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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