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Solar Energy in Mount Airy, MD

Solar Energy in Mount Airy

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Mount Airy with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Mount Airy

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mount Airy

The total length of the day in Mount Airy, MD today (June 23, 2018) will be 14 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Mount Airy, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mount Airy, MD

Solar Energy Data in Mount Airy, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mount Airy, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Airy

Based on historical Mount Airy, 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 Mount Airy. [1]

Mount Airy has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mount Airy that are always titled at the latitude of Mount Airy (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.12 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 Mount Airy

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Airy, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Mount Airy.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mount Airy, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Airy

Mount Airy, 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 Mount Airy is June with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Mount Airy (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.43 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Mount Airy vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Mount Airy

The average monthly solar radiation level in Mount Airy, 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 Mount Airy 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 Mount Airy

Sunrise / Sunset in Mount Airy

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 23, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:42 am
    • Sunset: 8:39 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Mount Airy

Best Months for Solar in Mount Airy

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mount Airy

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

However, Mount Airy is in Carroll County and Carroll County has at least 593 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Mount Airy

The Power of Solar in Mount Airy, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mount Airy, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Airy

Mount Airy (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5408.52 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Mount Airy is July with an average of 528.22 kWhac, followed by June at 521.14 kWhac and May at 514.87 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Mount Airy (Maryland) are December with an average of 298.4 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 354.78 kWhac and January at 361.37 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Mount Airy

Mount Airy Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mount Airy averaged 12.97 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2018, which was about 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.99¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Mount Airy Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $9.79 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2018, which was approximately 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.79 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Mount Airy

Solar Energy Contractors in Mount Airy

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mount Airy

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mount Airy

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

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Weather Forecast for Mount Airy, MD [5]

Sat Jun 23
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 24
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Jun 25
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Jun 26
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Jun 27
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 82°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 33%
Thu Jun 28
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%

More about Mount Airy

About Mount Airy

The town of Mount Airy, MD in Carroll County has an approximate population of 9,288. [6]

Mount Airy Solar Power

Mount Airy, MD Solar Energy

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

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