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 5,671 168,210 29.7
2001 6,561 118,872 18.1
2002 4,649 55,487 11.9
2003 2,030 30,877 15.2
2004 2,847 39,787 14.0
2005 2,518 18,414 7.3
2006 2,429 80,564 33.2
2007 3,791 30,754 8.1
2008 4,449 214,183 48.1
2009 5,495 120,447 21.9
2010 1,221 15,491 12.7
2011 8,226 187,021 22.7
2012 3,239 29,737 9.2
2013 1,340 12,432 9.3
2014 2,983 31,686 10.6