U.S. Wildfires

U.S. Wildfire statistics provided by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) are available from 2000–2015 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 2,796 40,757 14.6
2001 1,231 44,334 36.0
2002 1,383 10,079 7.3
2003 1,964 18,818 9.6
2004 1,740 15,386 8.8
2005 1,674 9,735 5.8
2006 3,507 330,447 94.2
2007 387 4,597 11.9
2008 1,380 40,804 29.6
2009 2,481 57,150 23.0
2010 1,081 19,052 17.6
2011 1,526 17,352 11.4
2012 1,758 62,909 35.8
2013 964 8,573 8.9
2014 2,584 38,078 14.7