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Solar Energy in Hillsboro, MD

Solar Energy in Hillsboro

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Hillsboro with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hillsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hillsboro

The total length of the day in Hillsboro, MD today (May 28, 2022) will be 14 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Hillsboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hillsboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Hillsboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hillsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro

Based on historical Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro. [1]

Hillsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hillsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Hillsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 Hillsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hillsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro

Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro is July with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hillsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hillsboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hillsboro, 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: Hillsboro vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Hillsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:41 am
    • Sunset: 8:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Hillsboro

Best Months for Solar in Hillsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hillsboro

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Solar Power Output in Hillsboro

The Power of Solar in Hillsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hillsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro

Hillsboro (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5811.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hillsboro is July with an average of 553.19 kWhac, followed by April at 539.39 kWhac and May at 537.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hillsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 371.39 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 400.58 kWhac and November at 425.67 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hillsboro

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Hillsboro Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Hillsboro, MD [5]

Sat May 28
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sun May 29
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 10%
Mon May 30
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 17%
Tue May 31
91°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 66%
Wed Jun 1
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 27%
Thu Jun 2
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 32%

More about Hillsboro

About Hillsboro

The town of Hillsboro, MD in Caroline County has an approximate population of 161. [6]

Hillsboro Solar Power

Hillsboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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