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Solar Energy in Laytonsville, MD

Solar Energy in Laytonsville

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Laytonsville with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Laytonsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Laytonsville

The total length of the day in Laytonsville, MD today (December 07, 2022) will be 9 hours and 31 minutes. [More]

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Laytonsville, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Laytonsville, MD

Solar Energy Data in Laytonsville, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Laytonsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville

Based on historical Laytonsville, 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 Laytonsville. [1]

Laytonsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Laytonsville that are always titled at the latitude of Laytonsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.16 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 Laytonsville

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Laytonsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville

Laytonsville, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Laytonsville is July with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Laytonsville (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Laytonsville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Laytonsville, MD, of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% 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: Laytonsville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Laytonsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:14 am
    • Sunset: 4:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:31
Solar Energy Statistics for Laytonsville

Best Months for Solar in Laytonsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Laytonsville

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Solar Power Output in Laytonsville

The Power of Solar in Laytonsville, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Laytonsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville

Laytonsville (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5756.99 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Laytonsville is July with an average of 545.85 kWhac, followed by March at 523.92 kWhac and April at 523.84 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Laytonsville (Maryland) are December with an average of 361 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 399.03 kWhac and November at 411 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Laytonsville

Laytonsville Electricity Costs

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Laytonsville Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Laytonsville, MD [5]

Wed Dec 7
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 87%
Fri Dec 9
46°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sat Dec 10
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 11
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Laytonsville

About Laytonsville

The town of Laytonsville, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 353. [6]

Laytonsville Solar Power

Laytonsville, MD Solar Energy

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

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