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 10,312 340,899 33.1
2001 6,620 103,341 15.6
2002 8,686 135,186 15.6
2003 3,401 44,285 13.0
2004 9,071 95,457 10.5
2005 5,061 102,648 20.3
2006 15,006 1,438,355 95.9
2007 12,086 226,060 18.7
2008 5,259 261,256 49.7
2009 13,755 363,647 26.4
2010 6,233 106,074 17.0
2011 7,316 385,043 52.6
2012 5,354 89,771 16.8
2013 4,615 72,120 15.6
2014 6,024 97,922 16.3