The correlation between the temperature and the burned area is 49%. The figure in
without temperature anomalies.
Last modified 2020/09/18.
Data source: National Interagency Fire Center
for 1960-2019 and
for 2020. For temperature
NASA GISS Temperature Analysis.
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Recent fires outside U.S.
Canada, March-June 2019: NASA (2.0 million acres)
Siberia, July 2019: The Guardian" (7.4 million acres)
Amazon, January 2019-present: NASA Earth Observatory page (2.24 million acres)
Australia, June 2019 - May 2020: Wikipedia, CDP and Space.com (46 million acres)
Map source: ArcGIS US Wildfire Activity Web Map (2018/08/15)
Map source: ArcGIS US Wildfire Activity Web Map (2017/12/31)
Santa Ana Winds
Data source:NOAA NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard
Last updated 2017/12/31.