U.S. Wildfires

U.S. Wildfire statistics provided by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) are available from 2000–2014 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 11,293 1,854,991 164.3
2001 8,254 387,894 47.0
2002 7,348 1,098,578 149.5
2003 7,129 970,327 136.1
2004 6,628 3,439,347 518.9
2005 7,464 2,612,903 350.1
2006 12,408 1,412,483 113.8
2007 10,268 2,785,585 271.3
2008 17,352 1,303,710 75.1
2009 6,257 1,353,884 216.4
2010 7,015 491,856 70.1
2011 9,208 1,295,630 140.7
2012 9,869 2,014,395 204.1
2013 6,149 866,765 141.0
2014 8,072 819,242 101.5