Monthly deforested area of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil from September 2018 to June 2019
(in square kilometers)
Brazil: deforested area in the Amazon 2018-2019, by month
Between January and June of 2019, more than 2,000 square kilometers of rainforest in the Brazilian Amazon were destroyed. The highest deforestation rates were reported in May and June of 2019, when around 800 square kilometers of rainforest were deforested in each month. Most of the deforested area in the Brazilian Amazon occurred in private land areas.
Monthly deforested area of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil from September 2018 to June 2019
(in square kilometers)
Area in square kilometers
Jun '19801
May '19797
Apr '19195
Mar '1967
Feb '1993
Jan '19108
Dec '18246
Nov '18287
Oct '18187
Sep '18444
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Brazil

Survey time period

September 2018 to June 2019

Special properties

Considering only the legal Amazon area*

Supplementary notes

* The 'legal Amazon' is an area of more than five million square kilometers, which comprises the Brazilian states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins.
Data prior to June 2019 were retrieved from earlier releases of the publication.

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Brazil: deforested area in the Amazon 2018-2019, by month
Between January and June of 2019, more than 2,000 square kilometers of rainforest in the Brazilian Amazon were destroyed. The highest deforestation rates were reported in May and June of 2019, when around 800 square kilometers of rainforest were deforested in each month. Most of the deforested area in the Brazilian Amazon occurred in private land areas.
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