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 3,285 261,681 79.7
2001 10,223 99,879 9.8
2002 2,068 410,256 198.4
2003 2,104 478,648 227.5
2004 1,368 21,660 15.8
2005 4,089 177,519 43.4
2006 3,401 107,342 31.6
2007 2,398 205,386 85.6
2008 2,437 97,019 39.8
2009 3,838 127,651 33.3
2010 4,277 122,728 28.7
2011 2,808 270,518 96.3
2012 3,694 152,697 41.3
2013 2,376 86,092 36.2
2014 8,108 191,688 23.6