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Solar Energy in Indian Head, MD

Solar Energy in Indian Head

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Indian Head with an average of 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Indian Head

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Indian Head

The total length of the day in Indian Head, MD today (February 07, 2023) will be 10 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Indian Head, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Indian Head, MD

Solar Energy Data in Indian Head, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Indian Head, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Indian Head

Based on historical Indian Head, 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 Indian Head. [1]

Indian Head has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Indian Head that are always titled at the latitude of Indian Head (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.89 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.19 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.22 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 Indian Head

Solar Radiation Data in Indian Head, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Indian Head.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Indian Head, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Indian Head

Indian Head, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Indian Head is July with an average of 5.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Indian Head (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Indian Head vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Indian Head

The average monthly solar radiation level in Indian Head, MD, of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: Indian Head vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Indian Head 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 Indian Head

Sunrise / Sunset in Indian Head

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 07, 2023 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:08 am
    • Sunset: 5:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Indian Head

Best Months for Solar in Indian Head

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Indian Head

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Solar Power Output in Indian Head

The Power of Solar in Indian Head, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Indian Head, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Indian Head

Indian Head (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5539.79 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Indian Head is July with an average of 511.64 kWhac, followed by August at 505.38 kWhac and March at 505.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Indian Head (Maryland) are December with an average of 375.68 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 388.83 kWhac and January at 409.48 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Indian Head

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Indian Head Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Indian Head, MD [5]

Tue Feb 7
47°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Feb 8
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 9
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Feb 10
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 71%
Sat Feb 11
42°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 37°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Feb 12
43°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Indian Head

About Indian Head

The town of Indian Head, MD in Charles County has an approximate population of 3,844. [6]

Indian Head Solar Power

Indian Head, MD Solar Energy

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

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