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Solar Power in 20626 (Coltons Point, MD)

Solar Energy in 20626

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 20626 with an average of 5.52 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20626

Solar panels in 20626 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20626

The total length of the day in 20626 (Coltons Point, MD) today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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20626 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20626 (Coltons Point, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20626

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20626.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20626

Solar Radiation Data in 20626

Based on historical 20626 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20626. [1]

The region associated with 20626 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.24 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20626 that are always titled at the latitude of Coltons Point (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.94 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.24 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* 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 20626

Solar Radiation Data in 20626

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20626.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20626

Solar Radiation Data in 20626

The region associated with 20626 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20626 is July with an average of 5.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.51 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20626 are December with an average of 3.53 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.96 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20626 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20626

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20626, of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: 20626 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20626 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 20626

Sunrise / Sunset in 20626

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:19 am
    • Sunset: 5:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:30
Solar Energy Statistics for 20626

Best Months for Solar in 20626

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20626

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20626 at this current time.

However, 20626 is in St. Mary's County and St. Mary's County (MD) has at least 54 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20626

The Power of Solar in 20626

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20626. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20626. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20626

Solar Radiation Data in 20626

20626 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5571.47 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20626 is May with an average of 530.4 kWhac, followed by July at 519.16 kWhac and June at 504.06 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20626 are December with an average of 363.79 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 387.26 kWhac and February at 406.07 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 20626

Solar Energy Contractors in 20626

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 20626.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 20626

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 20626.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 20626

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 20626.

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Weather Forecast for 20626 [5]

Tue Dec 18
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
44°F
Few Clouds
Min: 24°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Dec 20
43°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Dec 21
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 50°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 22
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 30%
Sun Dec 23
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 49°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 20626

About 20626

The ZIP code 20626 is associated with the city of Coltons Point in St. Mary's County in Maryland.

20626 Solar Power

20626 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20626, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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