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 7,651 195,645 25.6
2001 6,223 33,868 5.4
2002 2,009 128,571 64.0
2003 6,353 170,015 26.8
2004 1,918 304,809 158.9
2005 3,414 95,393 27.9
2006 2,639 326,551 123.7
2007 3,787 469,496 124.0
2008 5,403 299,720 55.5
2009 2,989 91,444 30.6
2010 4,594 210,259 45.8
2011 3,399 507,724 149.4
2012 3,553 200,860 56.5
2013 3,323 19,514 5.9
2014 1,946 202,883 104.3