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Solar Energy in Towson, MD

Solar Energy in Towson

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Towson with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Towson

Solar panels in Towson that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Towson

The total length of the day in Towson, MD today (December 07, 2021) will be 9 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Towson, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Towson, MD

Solar Energy Data in Towson, MD

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Towson, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Towson

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Historical solar power output data for Towson is not currently available.

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* See glossary & definitions below.

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 Towson

Solar Radiation Data in Towson, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Towson, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Towson

Towson, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Towson is July with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.67 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Towson (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Towson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Towson, MD, of 4.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Towson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:13 am
    • Sunset: 4:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Towson

Best Months for Solar in Towson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Towson

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Solar Power Output in Towson

The Power of Solar in Towson, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Towson, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Towson

Towson (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5686.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Towson is July with an average of 546.12 kWhac, followed by August at 523.45 kWhac and April at 519.75 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Towson (Maryland) are December with an average of 372.64 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 398.75 kWhac and November at 404.17 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Towson

Towson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Towson averaged 13.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Towson Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $23.57 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2021, which was approximately 17% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in August. [4]

Weather Forecast for Towson, MD [5]

Tue Dec 7
36°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Dec 8
38°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 9
35°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 93%
Fri Dec 10
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sat Dec 11
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Towson

About Towson

The city of Towson, MD in Baltimore County has an approximate population of 51,197. [6]

Towson Solar Power

Towson, MD Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Towson, MD, or for more solar-related resources for Towson, 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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