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Solar Energy in Hagerstown, MD

Solar Energy in Hagerstown

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Hagerstown with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hagerstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hagerstown

The total length of the day in Hagerstown, MD today (September 23, 2017) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Hagerstown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hagerstown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Hagerstown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hagerstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown

Based on historical Hagerstown, 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 Hagerstown. [1]

Hagerstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hagerstown that are always titled at the latitude of Hagerstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.92 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 Hagerstown

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hagerstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown

Hagerstown, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hagerstown is June with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.43 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hagerstown (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hagerstown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hagerstown, MD, of 4.68 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 29% 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 Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown

Sunrise / Sunset in Hagerstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:01 am
    • Sunset: 7:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Hagerstown

Best Months for Solar in Hagerstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hagerstown

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

However, Hagerstown is in Washington County and Washington County has at least 210 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Hagerstown

The Power of Solar in Hagerstown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hagerstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hagerstown

Hagerstown (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5428.53 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hagerstown is June with an average of 520.35 kWhac, followed by July at 510.88 kWhac and April at 509.6 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hagerstown (Maryland) are December with an average of 312.37 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 352.88 kWhac and January at 381.81 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hagerstown

Hagerstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hagerstown averaged 14.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Hagerstown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Hagerstown

Solar Energy Contractors in Hagerstown

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Hagerstown

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Hagerstown

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

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Weather Forecast for Hagerstown, MD [5]

Sat Sep 23
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed Sep 27
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 13%
Thu Sep 28
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%

More about Hagerstown

About Hagerstown

The city of Hagerstown, MD in Washington County has an approximate population of 39,662. [6]

Hagerstown Solar Power

Hagerstown, MD Solar Energy

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

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