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Solar Energy in District Heights, MD

Solar Energy in District Heights

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in District Heights with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in District Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in District Heights

The total length of the day in District Heights, MD today (July 25, 2017) will be 14 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

District Heights, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in District Heights, MD

Solar Energy Data in District Heights, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for District Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights

Based on historical District Heights, 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 District Heights. [1]

District Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in District Heights that are always titled at the latitude of District Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 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 4.18 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in District Heights

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in District Heights.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for District Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights

District Heights, MD 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 District Heights is June with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in District Heights (Maryland) 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]

Solar Power Comparison: District Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in District Heights

The average monthly solar radiation level in District Heights, MD, 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: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average District Heights 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for District Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in District Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:03 am
    • Sunset: 8:24 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:21
Solar Energy Statistics for District Heights

Best Months for Solar in District Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in District Heights

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of District Heights, MD at this current time.

However, District Heights is in Prince Georges County and Prince Georges County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in District Heights

The Power of Solar in District Heights, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for District Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights

District Heights (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5411.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in District Heights is July with an average of 530.05 kWhac, followed by June at 523.14 kWhac and May at 516.46 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in District Heights (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.45 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.79 kWhac and January at 360.3 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in District Heights

District Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in District Heights averaged 14.33 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

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District Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2017, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in District Heights

Solar Energy Contractors in District Heights

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near District Heights, MD.

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Solar Energy Equipment in District Heights

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near District Heights, MD.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in District Heights

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near District Heights, MD.

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Weather Forecast for District Heights, MD [5]

Tue Jul 25
80°F
Few Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Jul 26
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Jul 27
88°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 64%
Fri Jul 28
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sat Jul 29
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 30
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 56%

More about District Heights

About District Heights

The city of District Heights, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 5,837. [6]

District Heights Solar Power

District Heights, MD Solar Energy

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

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