Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Everything You Need to Know About the California Fire Season

Fires are possible throughout the year in California, but the peak fire season in Northern California usually begins in June or July and runs through late October or November.  However, the Southern California peak fire season starts earlier, beginning in late spring (May-June) and runs until October.1

It is a common misconception that the most dangerous time for fires in California is during July and August. While there may be fewer fires in September and October, the fires that do occur are far more destructive and burn through many more acres. This explosive effect is due to a combination of dry vegetation from hot summer weather, and intense dry winds that blow through the state during fall.

Learn more, here.

Trent Lundy

331 NW 26th Street
Corvallis, OR 97330



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