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Solar Energy in Taneytown, MD

Solar Energy in Taneytown

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Taneytown with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Taneytown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Taneytown

The total length of the day in Taneytown, MD today (June 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Taneytown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Taneytown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Taneytown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Taneytown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown

Based on historical Taneytown, 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 Taneytown. [1]

Taneytown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Taneytown that are always titled at the latitude of Taneytown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.04 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.94 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 Taneytown

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Taneytown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown

Taneytown, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Taneytown is July with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.72 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Taneytown (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.37 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Taneytown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Taneytown, MD, of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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: Taneytown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Taneytown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:43 am
    • Sunset: 8:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Taneytown

Best Months for Solar in Taneytown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Taneytown

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Solar Power Output in Taneytown

The Power of Solar in Taneytown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Taneytown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown

Taneytown (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5564.69 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Taneytown is July with an average of 549.54 kWhac, followed by May at 516 kWhac and June at 512.68 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Taneytown (Maryland) are December with an average of 349.23 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 393.78 kWhac and January at 410.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Taneytown

Taneytown Electricity Costs

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Taneytown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Taneytown, MD [5]

Mon Jun 27
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jun 28
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jun 29
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 30
84°F
Few Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 14%
Fri Jul 1
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 2
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 70%

More about Taneytown

About Taneytown

The city of Taneytown, MD in Carroll County has an approximate population of 6,728. [6]

Taneytown Solar Power

Taneytown, MD Solar Energy

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

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