Climate Portal

Definition: The prevalent or characteristic meteorological conditions of any place or region, and their extremes.
(National Wildfire Coordinating Group/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

Fire climate, which may be thought of as the synthesis of daily fire weather over a long period of time, is a dominant factor in fire-control planning. In a broad sense, climate is the major factor in determining the amount and kind of vegetation growing in an area, and this vegetation makes up the fuels available for wildland fires.

Upcoming Events

8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
November 18, 2019 12:00 am PST to November 22, 2019 11:00 pm PST