Satellite recorded global burned area

millions of km², 1997–2020

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Data Item199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Global area burned4.495.014.744.524.994.904.364.604.554.314.604.253.894.144.574.503.623.863.883.673.893.553.473.51

GFED divides the earth into a grid of 0.25° latitude by 0.25° longitude pixels. Burned area is calculated using fractions of those pixels.

Source: Global Fire Emissions Database