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Solar Energy in Pittsville, MD

Solar Energy in Pittsville

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

Solar Panels in Pittsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pittsville

The total length of the day in Pittsville, MD today (May 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Pittsville, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pittsville, MD

Solar Energy Data in Pittsville, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pittsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville

Based on historical Pittsville, 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 Pittsville. [1]

Pittsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pittsville that are always titled at the latitude of Pittsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.2 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.23 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 Pittsville

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pittsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville

Pittsville, 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 Pittsville is May with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pittsville (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.22 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Pittsville

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

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pittsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:41 am
    • Sunset: 8:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Pittsville

Best Months for Solar in Pittsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pittsville

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Solar Power Output in Pittsville

The Power of Solar in Pittsville, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pittsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville

Pittsville (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5828.54 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pittsville is May with an average of 573.99 kWhac, followed by April at 548.96 kWhac and July at 541.07 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pittsville (Maryland) are December with an average of 366.44 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 421.23 kWhac and January at 431.03 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pittsville

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Pittsville Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Pittsville, MD [5]

Fri May 27
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 58%
Sat May 28
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sun May 29
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon May 30
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue May 31
85°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 29%
Wed Jun 1
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 23%

More about Pittsville

About Pittsville

The town of Pittsville, MD in Wicomico County has an approximate population of 1,417. [6]

Pittsville Solar Power

Pittsville, MD Solar Energy

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

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