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Solar Energy in Luke, MD

Solar Energy in Luke

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

Solar Panels in Luke

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Luke

The total length of the day in Luke, MD today (April 21, 2024) will be 13 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Luke, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Luke, MD

Solar Energy Data in Luke, MD

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Luke, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Luke

Based on historical Luke, 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 Luke. [1]

Luke has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Luke that are always titled at the latitude of Luke (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.71 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 Luke

Solar Radiation Data in Luke, MD

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Luke, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Luke

Luke, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Luke is July with an average of 5.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.48 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Luke (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.06 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Luke

The average monthly solar radiation level in Luke, MD, of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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: Luke vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Luke

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:27 am
    • Sunset: 8:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Luke

Best Months for Solar in Luke

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Luke

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Solar Power Output in Luke

The Power of Solar in Luke, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Luke, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Luke

Luke (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5183.73 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Luke is July with an average of 507.39 kWhac, followed by August at 495.98 kWhac and May at 487.3 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Luke (Maryland) are December with an average of 302.28 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 354.85 kWhac and January at 380.39 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Luke

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Weather Forecast for Luke, MD [5]

Sun Apr 21
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 22
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue Apr 23
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 90%
Wed Apr 24
49°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 84%
Thu Apr 25
53°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Apr 26
63°F
Few Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about Luke

About Luke

The town of Luke, MD in Allegany County has an approximate population of 65. [6]

Luke Solar Power

Luke, MD Solar Energy

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

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