Well here we are again, another fall of fire season is upon us. Let’s take a look at last week’s monthly outlook from the National Interagency Fire Center. The release covers the period of September 2021 through December 2021. The full fall wildfire outlook can be located here.
|Year-to-date statistics||Number of Fires||Acreage Burned|
|2021 (01/01/21 – 09/08/21)||43,555||5,104,228|
|2020 (01/01/20 – 09/08/20)||41,051||4,729,287|
|2021 Percentage of 10-year Average||100%||86%|
Observations in August: