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 8,648 850,027 98.3
2001 6,397 380,891 59.5
2002 5,175 276,819 53.5
2003 4,620 510,642 110.5
2004 6,109 601,572 98.5
2005 7,693 763,713 99.3
2006 4,804 1,474,795 307.0
2007 8,567 1,317,554 153.8
2008 3,728 71,959 19.3
2009 5,535 378,523 68.4
2010 13,598 366,260 26.9
2011 6,552 765,417 116.8
2012 3,734 1,077,766 288.6
2013 3,572 215,263 60.3
2014 2,558 306,663 119.9