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Solar Energy in Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Energy in Saint Michaels

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

Solar Panels in Saint Michaels

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Saint Michaels

The total length of the day in Saint Michaels, MD today (January 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

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Saint Michaels, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Energy Data in Saint Michaels, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels

Based on historical Saint Michaels, 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 Saint Michaels. [1]

Saint Michaels has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Saint Michaels that are always titled at the latitude of Saint Michaels (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.92 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.24 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 Saint Michaels

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Saint Michaels.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels

Saint Michaels, 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 Saint Michaels is June with an average of 5.72 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 Saint Michaels (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]

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Solar Power Comparison: Saint Michaels vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Saint Michaels

The average monthly solar radiation level in Saint Michaels, 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 Saint Michaels 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 Saint Michaels

Sunrise / Sunset in Saint Michaels

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:21 am
    • Sunset: 6:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Saint Michaels

Best Months for Solar in Saint Michaels

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Saint Michaels

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

However, Saint Michaels is in Talbot County and Talbot County has at least 94 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Saint Michaels

The Power of Solar in Saint Michaels, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Saint Michaels, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Michaels

Saint Michaels (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5412.25 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Saint Michaels is July with an average of 530.3 kWhac, followed by June at 523.41 kWhac and May at 516.69 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Saint Michaels (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.32 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.65 kWhac and January at 360.15 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Saint Michaels

Saint Michaels Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Saint Michaels averaged 14.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 10% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Saint Michaels Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $14.17 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Saint Michaels

Solar Energy Contractors in Saint Michaels

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Saint Michaels

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Saint Michaels

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

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Weather Forecast for Saint Michaels, MD [5]

Tue Jan 15
31°F
Few Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 31°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 12%
Wed Jan 16
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 41°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 17
31°F
Light Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 44%
Fri Jan 18
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 23°F
Max: 40°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sat Jan 19
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 53°F
High wind, near gale: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 20
40°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 48°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Saint Michaels

About Saint Michaels

The town of Saint Michaels, MD in Talbot County has an approximate population of 1,029. [6]

Saint Michaels Solar Power

Saint Michaels, MD Solar Energy

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

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