U.S. Wildfires

U.S. Wildfire statistics provided by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) are available from 2000–2015 for the Contiguous U.S. Anomalies are relative to the 2000–2010 average.

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Source: National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)

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Date Number of Fires Acres Burned Acres Burned per Fire
2000 9,236 182,713 19.8
2001 995 202,015 203.0
2002 7,365 177,888 24.2
2003 7,066 225,841 32.0
2004 10,735 219,470 20.4
2005 9,010 136,097 15.1
2006 13,747 391,421 28.5
2007 7,808 214,020 27.4
2008 8,242 758,290 92.0
2009 9,206 518,535 56.3
2010 11,686 182,831 15.6
2011 6,164 1,791,469 290.6
2012 7,506 191,062 25.5
2013 4,754 48,419 10.2
2014 7,783 152,713 19.6