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 11,217 2,513,602 224.1
2001 7,579 1,358,486 179.2
2002 9,983 2,385,947 239.0
2003 10,145 919,302 90.6
2004 9,575 2,022,996 211.3
2005 8,276 3,078,418 372.0
2006 9,292 2,434,567 262.0
2007 7,741 2,285,357 295.2
2008 10,213 1,185,528 116.1
2009 10,026 1,980,255 197.5
2010 6,718 627,443 93.4
2011 8,238 864,470 104.9
2012 6,948 3,636,606 523.4
2013 7,088 1,481,109 209.0