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 11,850 294,493 24.9
2001 18,469 258,014 14.0
2002 8,734 736,493 84.3
2003 7,081 86,116 12.2
2004 7,675 161,170 21.0
2005 6,795 107,511 15.8
2006 7,156 315,375 44.1
2007 12,642 859,241 68.0
2008 7,790 226,503 29.1
2009 10,848 350,997 32.4
2010 5,563 350,774 63.1
2011 6,625 1,069,997 161.5
2012 4,435 337,182 76.0
2013 6,331 106,243 16.8
2014 2,458 400,822 163.1
2015 6,072 78,187 12.9