Monthly Stats

Monthly Stats

COMUFON Case Management System (CMS) Ranking: 100%

Monthly Statistical MUFON Report - for January 2018:


In January 2018 there were 690 sightings reported to MUFON from the following countries;


Country

Number of Reports

UNITED STATES 495
UNITED KINGDOM 45
CANADA 44
FRANCE 31
AUSTRALIA 6
INDIA 6
NETHERLANDS 5
GERMANY 4
MEXICO 4
BRAZIL 4
ARGENTINA 4
PUERTO RICO 3
PERU 3
COLOMBIA 2
UKRAINE 2
IRELAND 2
SPAIN 2
CONGO 2
POLAND 2
ITALY 2
ALGERIA 2
AUSTRIA 1
SLOVAKIA 1
FRENCH POLYNESIA 1
GUATEMALA 1
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1
OMAN 1
CHINA 1
ALBANIA 1
SWITZERLAND 1
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1
TURKEY 1
BAHAMAS 1
MACEDONIA 1
CROATIA 1
ANTARCTICA 1
TAIWAN 1
MALAYSIA 1
ROMANIA 1
NEW ZEALAND 1
CYPRUS 1
   TOTAL: 690

Within the United States the distribution by State was as follows;


State

Number of Reports

California 67
Florida 46
Texas 24
Illinois 22
Washington 21
Pennsylvania 18
Ohio 17
Colorado 14
New York 13
Nevada 12
North Carolina 12
Georgia 11
Louisiana 11
Arizona 11
Massachusetts 11
Michigan 11
Missouri 11
Tennessee 10
Oregon 9
New Mexico 9
South Carolina 9
Kentucky 9
Oklahoma 8
Arkansas 8
New Jersey 8
Minnesota 8
Wisconsin 8
Virginia 7
Connecticut 7
Utah 6
Maine 6
Indiana 6
West Virginia 6
Mississippi 6
Alabama 5
Montana 4
Hawaii 4
Alaska 3
Idaho 3
Nebraska 2
Vermont 2
Maryland 2
Kansas 2
District of Columbia 2
Iowa 1
South Dakota 1
Wyoming 1
North Dakota 1

Other interesting data points in CMS during January 2018 are the shape of the UFOs reported which were as follows;


Shape of Object

Number of Reports

Sphere 112
Triangle 70
N/A 67
Circle 58
Disc 58
Unknown 47
Star-like 42
Other 40
Cylinder 28
Oval 24
Fireball 23
Egg 20
Square/Rectangular 15
Boomerang 15
Teardrop 13
Cigar 12
Diamond 12
Blimp 11
Saturn-like 10
Cone 6
Chevron 3
Flash 3
Dumbbell 1

as well as the distance from the observer;


Distance from Witness

Number of Reports

< 100 ft 97
101-500 ft 110
501 ft - 1 Mile 160
Over 1 Mile 147
Unknown 213
NO VALUE 39

Most impressively there were 29 Landings, Hovering, or Takeoffs reported and 3 Entities observed.