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Solar Energy in Hancock, MD

Solar Energy in Hancock

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Hancock with an average of 5.8 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hancock

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hancock

The total length of the day in Hancock, MD today (April 18, 2024) will be 13 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Hancock, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hancock, MD

Solar Energy Data in Hancock, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hancock, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hancock

Based on historical Hancock, 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 Hancock. [1]

Hancock has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hancock that are always titled at the latitude of Hancock (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.61 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.81 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 Hancock

Solar Radiation Data in Hancock, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hancock, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hancock

Hancock, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hancock is July with an average of 5.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hancock (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hancock

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hancock, MD, of 4.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% 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: Hancock vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Hancock

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 18, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:29 am
    • Sunset: 7:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Hancock

Best Months for Solar in Hancock

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.05 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hancock

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Solar Power Output in Hancock

The Power of Solar in Hancock, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hancock, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hancock

Hancock (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5270.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hancock is July with an average of 518.25 kWhac, followed by May at 512.11 kWhac and April at 500.36 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hancock (Maryland) are December with an average of 280.75 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 349.27 kWhac and January at 351.53 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hancock

Hancock Electricity Costs

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Hancock Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Hancock, MD [5]

Thu Apr 18
66°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 56%
Fri Apr 19
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 20
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 65%
Sun Apr 21
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Apr 22
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue Apr 23
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 64%

More about Hancock

About Hancock

The town of Hancock, MD in Washington County has an approximate population of 1,545. [6]

Hancock Solar Power

Hancock, MD Solar Energy

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

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