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 1,156 83,606 72.3
2001 4,566 215,773 47.3
2002 2,115 66,900 31.6
2003 5,992 144,890 24.2
2004 1,241 33,939 27.3
2005 6,075 255,789 42.1
2006 6,593 365,494 55.4
2007 6,576 427,160 65.0
2008 3,190 161,379 50.6
2009 1,748 85,985 49.2
2010 5,958 117,497 19.7
2011 7,497 211,666 28.2
2012 11,760 65,361 5.6
2013 2,057 137,927 67.1
2014 12,086 133,238 11.0