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Solar Energy in Smithsburg, MD

Solar Energy in Smithsburg

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Smithsburg with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Smithsburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Smithsburg

The total length of the day in Smithsburg, MD today (June 26, 2022) will be 14 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Smithsburg, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Smithsburg, MD

Solar Energy Data in Smithsburg, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Smithsburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Smithsburg

Based on historical Smithsburg, 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 Smithsburg. [1]

Smithsburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Smithsburg that are always titled at the latitude of Smithsburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.97 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 Smithsburg

Solar Radiation Data in Smithsburg, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Smithsburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Smithsburg

Smithsburg, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Smithsburg is July with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Smithsburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.21 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Smithsburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Smithsburg, MD, of 4.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: Smithsburg vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Smithsburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:44 am
    • Sunset: 8:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Smithsburg

Best Months for Solar in Smithsburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Smithsburg

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Solar Power Output in Smithsburg

The Power of Solar in Smithsburg, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Smithsburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Smithsburg

Smithsburg (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5422.84 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Smithsburg is July with an average of 521.78 kWhac, followed by August at 518.07 kWhac and June at 511.54 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Smithsburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 328.5 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 375.22 kWhac and January at 379.62 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Smithsburg

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Weather Forecast for Smithsburg, MD [5]

Sun Jun 26
84°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 40%
Mon Jun 27
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 65%
Tue Jun 28
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 98%
Wed Jun 29
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
81°F
Few Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 11%
Fri Jul 1
88°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 57%

More about Smithsburg

About Smithsburg

The town of Smithsburg, MD in Washington County has an approximate population of 2,975. [6]

Smithsburg Solar Power

Smithsburg, MD Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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