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Solar Energy in Washington Grove, MD

Solar Energy in Washington Grove

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Washington Grove with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Washington Grove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Washington Grove

The total length of the day in Washington Grove, MD today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Washington Grove, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Washington Grove, MD

Solar Energy Data in Washington Grove, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Washington Grove, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Washington Grove

Based on historical Washington Grove, 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 Washington Grove. [1]

Washington Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Washington Grove that are always titled at the latitude of Washington Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.84 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.2 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 Washington Grove

Solar Radiation Data in Washington Grove, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Washington Grove.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Washington Grove, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Washington Grove

Washington Grove, 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 Washington Grove is July with an average of 5.82 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Washington Grove (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Washington Grove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Washington Grove

The average monthly solar radiation level in Washington Grove, 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: Washington Grove vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Washington Grove 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 Washington Grove

Sunrise / Sunset in Washington Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:40 am
    • Sunset: 6:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Washington Grove

Best Months for Solar in Washington Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Washington Grove

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Solar Power Output in Washington Grove

The Power of Solar in Washington Grove, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Washington Grove, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Washington Grove

Washington Grove (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5710.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Washington Grove is July with an average of 540.83 kWhac, followed by May at 526.16 kWhac and April at 520.36 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Washington Grove (Maryland) are December with an average of 378.57 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 408.27 kWhac and January at 423.13 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Washington Grove

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Weather Forecast for Washington Grove, MD [5]

Fri Mar 1
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 26%
Sat Mar 2
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
56°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 58%
Mon Mar 4
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 21%
Tue Mar 5
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 42%
Wed Mar 6
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Washington Grove

About Washington Grove

The town of Washington Grove, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 555. [6]

Washington Grove Solar Power

Washington Grove, MD Solar Energy

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