Wildfires - January 2017
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, 2,459 fires (5th most since 2000) burned 54,961 acres (4th most on record), which is 22.4 acres burned/fire (6th most on record).
(out of 18 years)
|Acres Burned||54,961||4th Most||330,447||2006||53,742|
|Number of Fires||2,459||5th Most||3,507||2006||1,784|
|Acres Burned per Fire||22.4||6th Most||94.2||2006||23.5|
*Data Source: The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)