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Solar Energy in Union Bridge, MD

Solar Energy in Union Bridge

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Union Bridge with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Union Bridge

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Union Bridge

The total length of the day in Union Bridge, MD today (October 02, 2022) will be 11 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Union Bridge, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Union Bridge, MD

Solar Energy Data in Union Bridge, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Union Bridge, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Union Bridge

Based on historical Union Bridge, 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 Union Bridge. [1]

Union Bridge has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.06 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 Union Bridge that are always titled at the latitude of Union Bridge (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.72 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% 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 Union Bridge

Solar Radiation Data in Union Bridge, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Union Bridge.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Union Bridge, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Union Bridge

Union Bridge, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Union Bridge is July with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.81 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 Union Bridge (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Union Bridge vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Union Bridge

The average monthly solar radiation level in Union Bridge, MD, of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 27% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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: Union Bridge vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Union Bridge 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 Union Bridge

Sunrise / Sunset in Union Bridge

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 02, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:06 am
    • Sunset: 6:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Union Bridge

Best Months for Solar in Union Bridge

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Union Bridge

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Solar Power Output in Union Bridge

The Power of Solar in Union Bridge, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Union Bridge, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Union Bridge

Union Bridge (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5695.96 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Union Bridge is July with an average of 550.23 kWhac, followed by May at 530.78 kWhac and August at 529.18 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Union Bridge (Maryland) are December with an average of 364.01 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 389.61 kWhac and November at 393.89 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Union Bridge

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Weather Forecast for Union Bridge, MD [5]

Sun Oct 2
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 3
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Oct 4
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Oct 5
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 6
64°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 14%
Fri Oct 7
58°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 60°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 29%

More about Union Bridge

About Union Bridge

The town of Union Bridge, MD in Carroll County has an approximate population of 975. [6]

Union Bridge Solar Power

Union Bridge, MD Solar Energy

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

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