Wildfires - January 2016
NCEI added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6, 2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring report. For more information on this data, please visit the Alaska Climate Divisions FAQ.
For January, 439 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 3,131 acres (least on record), which is 7.1 acres burned/fire (2nd least on record).
(out of 17 years)
|Acres Burned||3,131||17th Most||330,447||2006||53,742|
|Least on Record|
|Number of Fires||439||16th Most||3,507||2006||1,784|
|Acres Burned per Fire||7.1||16th Most||94.2||2006||23.5|
*Data Source: The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)