The correlation between the temperature and the burned area is 49%. The figure in
without temperature anomalies.
Last modified 2020/01/23.
Data source: National Interagency Fire Center
for 1960-2018 and
for 2020. For temperature
NASA GISS Temperature Analysis.
Recent fires outside U.S.
Sweden, May-July 2018: The Local SE (62,000 acres)
Greece, July 2018: BBC News
India, February 2019: The New Indian Express (10,920 acres)
New Zealand, February-March 2019: Stuff (6,000 acres)
U.K., February-April: WalesOnline (40,000 acres)
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, November 2019-present: Wikipedia and Space.com (25 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.