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Solar Energy in Midland, MD

Solar Energy in Midland

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Midland with an average of 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Midland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Midland

The total length of the day in Midland, MD today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Midland, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Midland, MD

Solar Energy Data in Midland, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Midland, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Midland

Based on historical Midland, 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 Midland. [1]

Midland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Midland that are always titled at the latitude of Midland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Midland

Solar Radiation Data in Midland, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Midland, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Midland

Midland, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Midland is April with an average of 5.66 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.56 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Midland (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.12 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Midland

The average monthly solar radiation level in Midland, MD, of 4.77 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: Midland vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Midland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:47 am
    • Sunset: 6:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Midland

Best Months for Solar in Midland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Midland

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Solar Power Output in Midland

The Power of Solar in Midland, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Midland, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Midland

Midland (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5281.5 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Midland is April with an average of 513.03 kWhac, followed by July at 499.48 kWhac and August at 496.63 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Midland (Maryland) are December with an average of 311.74 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 363.53 kWhac and January at 375.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Midland

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Weather Forecast for Midland, MD [5]

Fri Mar 1
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 45%
Sat Mar 2
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
55°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 39%
Mon Mar 4
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Mar 5
61°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 78%
Wed Mar 6
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Midland

About Midland

The town of Midland, MD in Allegany County has an approximate population of 446. [6]

Midland Solar Power

Midland, MD Solar Energy

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

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