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Solar Power in 20748 (Temple Hills, MD)

Solar Energy in 20748

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in 20748 with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 20748

Solar panels in 20748 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20748

The total length of the day in 20748 (Temple Hills, MD) today (December 17, 2018) will be 09 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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20748 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20748 (Temple Hills, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20748

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20748.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

Based on historical 20748 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20748. [1]

The region associated with 20748 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20748 that are always titled at the latitude of Temple Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 20748.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

The region associated with 20748 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 20748 is June with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 20748 are December with an average of 2.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.42 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 20748 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20748

The average monthly solar radiation level in 20748, of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 30% 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: 20748 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20748 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 20748

Sunrise / Sunset in 20748

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:20 am
    • Sunset: 5:47 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:27
Solar Energy Statistics for 20748

Best Months for Solar in 20748

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20748

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20748 at this current time.

However, 20748 is in Prince George's County and Prince George's County (MD) has at least 1,005 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20748

The Power of Solar in 20748

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20748. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20748. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20748

Solar Radiation Data in 20748

20748 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5412.03 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 20748 is July with an average of 530.17 kWhac, followed by June at 523.27 kWhac and May at 516.57 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 20748 are December with an average of 297.39 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.73 kWhac and January at 360.23 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 20748

Solar Energy Contractors in 20748

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 20748.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 20748

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 20748.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 20748

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 20748.

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Weather Forecast for 20748 [5]

Mon Dec 17
49°F
Few Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Dec 18
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 89%
Fri Dec 21
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 22
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 10%

More about 20748

About 20748

The ZIP code 20748 is associated with the city of Temple Hills in Prince George's County in Maryland.

20748 Solar Power

20748 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20748, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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