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 9,135 606,869 66.4
2001 6,961 367,544 52.8
2002 13,942 1,702,508 122.1
2003 5,744 361,081 62.9
2004 6,554 1,142,287 174.3
2005 4,684 1,331,249 284.2
2006 15,403 1,196,351 77.7
2007 9,654 502,835 52.1
2008 9,536 672,117 70.5
2009 6,614 493,268 74.6
2010 4,027 812,459 201.8
2011 6,567 1,345,060 204.8
2012 5,415 1,363,293 251.8
2013 4,046 1,252,719 309.6
2014 4,463 172,860 38.7