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Solar Energy in Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Energy in Saint Michaels

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Saint Michaels with an average of 6.1 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Saint Michaels

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Saint Michaels

The total length of the day in Saint Michaels, MD today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Saint Michaels, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Energy Data in Saint Michaels, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels

Based on historical Saint Michaels, 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 Saint Michaels. [1]

Saint Michaels has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Saint Michaels that are always titled at the latitude of Saint Michaels (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.92 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.24 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 Saint Michaels

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Saint Michaels.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels

Saint Michaels, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Saint Michaels is July with an average of 6.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.9 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Saint Michaels (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Saint Michaels vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Saint Michaels

The average monthly solar radiation level in Saint Michaels, MD, of 5.12 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: Saint Michaels vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Saint Michaels 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 Saint Michaels

Sunrise / Sunset in Saint Michaels

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:35 am
    • Sunset: 5:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Saint Michaels

Best Months for Solar in Saint Michaels

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Saint Michaels

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Solar Power Output in Saint Michaels

The Power of Solar in Saint Michaels, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels

Saint Michaels (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5812.2 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Saint Michaels is July with an average of 559.98 kWhac, followed by April at 544.91 kWhac and May at 544.73 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Saint Michaels (Maryland) are December with an average of 367.9 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 399.28 kWhac and November at 409.72 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Saint Michaels

Saint Michaels Electricity Costs

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Saint Michaels Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Saint Michaels, MD [5]

Fri Mar 1
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Mar 2
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
51°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 37%
Mon Mar 4
55°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 35%
Tue Mar 5
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Mar 6
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Saint Michaels

About Saint Michaels

The town of Saint Michaels, MD in Talbot County has an approximate population of 1,029. [6]

Saint Michaels Solar Power

Saint Michaels, MD Solar Energy

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

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