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Solar Energy in Woodsboro, MD

Solar Energy in Woodsboro

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

Solar Panels in Woodsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Woodsboro

The total length of the day in Woodsboro, MD today (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Woodsboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Woodsboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Woodsboro, 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 Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

Based on historical Woodsboro, 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 Woodsboro. [1]

Woodsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Woodsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Woodsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.96 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 Woodsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

Woodsboro, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Woodsboro is July with an average of 5.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.73 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Woodsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.5 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Woodsboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Woodsboro, MD, of 4.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% 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: Woodsboro vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Woodsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:48 am
    • Sunset: 8:23 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Woodsboro

Best Months for Solar in Woodsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Woodsboro

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Solar Power Output in Woodsboro

The Power of Solar in Woodsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

Woodsboro (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5525.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Woodsboro is July with an average of 545.76 kWhac, followed by August at 520.84 kWhac and May at 506.09 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Woodsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 351.59 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 380.42 kWhac and November at 389.37 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Woodsboro

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Weather Forecast for Woodsboro, MD [5]

Mon May 23
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue May 24
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 25
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 26
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 27
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat May 28
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Woodsboro

About Woodsboro

The town of Woodsboro, MD in Frederick County has an approximate population of 1,141. [6]

Woodsboro Solar Power

Woodsboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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