Wildfires

The correlation between the temperature and the burned area is 49%. The figure in PDF, and without temperature anomalies.
Last modified 2019/10/11.
Data source: National Interagency Fire Center for 1960-2018 and for 2019. 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)

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    Updated 2019/10/14

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    Map source: ArcGIS US Wildfire Activity Web Map (2018/08/15)

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    Map source: ArcGIS US Wildfire Activity Web Map (2017/12/31)

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    Santa Ana Winds

    Data source:NOAA NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard Last updated 2017/12/31.

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    Updated 2019/10/14