MUFON Releases Monthly Sightings Report for July 2015

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Each month, MUFON releases a statistical break-down of UFO reports by country and state. These numbers are gathered from MUFON’s case management system (CMS). In July, the United States saw 1048 reports filed through CMS. Out of the American states, California and New York saw the most reports with 122 and 70, respectively. See the full statistical report, including the state-by-state breakdown and international numbers, below the fold.

In July 2015, there were 1353 sightings reported to MUFON through CMS from the following countries:

Country Number of Reports
United States 1048
Canada 125
United Kingdom 49
Australia 11
Brazil 10
India 9
Sweden 7
Portugal 7
Puerto Rico 6
Greece 5
Ireland 5
Italy 5
Colombia 4
Argentina 4
Netherlands 4
France 4
Germany 3
Spain 3
Venezuela 3
Poland 2
New Zealand 2
Peru 2
Czech Republic 2
Switzerland 2
Philippines 2
Croatia 2
Israel 2
Guam 2
Mexico 2
Bolivia 1
Serbia and Montenegro 1
Denmark 1
Malaysia 1
China 1
Uruguay 1
Indonesia 1
Pakistan 1
Thailand 1
Ecuador 1
Lebanon 1
Singapore 1
Nicaragua 1
Albania 1
South Africa 1
Japan 1
Afghanistan 1
Chile 1
Egypt 1
People`s Democratic Republic of Lao 1
Russian Federation 1
TOTAL: 1353

Within the United States, the distribution by state was as follows:

State Number of Reports
California 122
New York 70
Florida 58
Texas 57
Pennsylvania 51
Colorado 40
Arizona 39
Ohio 39
Michigan 34
Illinois 32
Washington 31
Missouri 28
North Carolina 28
Indiana 26
Tennessee 22
New Jersey 22
Georgia 21
Kentucky 20
Wisconsin 20
Massachusetts 20
Virginia 20
Oregon 18
Iowa 15
Minnesota 15
Louisiana 14
Nevada 14
Utah 13
Maryland 12
Oklahoma 12
New Mexico 12
Alabama 11
Arkansas 10
Kansas 10
South Carolina 10
Mississippi 9
Montana 8
Maine 8
Connecticut 7
West Virginia 7
Hawaii 5
Nebraska 5
Idaho 5
New Hampshire 5
Rhode Island 5
South Dakota 4
Wyoming 4
North Dakota 3
Vermont 3
Alaska 2
Delaware 2

Shapes of Objects Reported:

Shape of Object Number of Reports
Sphere 258
Circle 142
Disc 124
Other 111
Triangle 110
Star-like 108
Unknown 86
Oval 75
Fireball 65
Cylinder 53
Square/Rectangular 42
N/A 34
Cigar 27
Flash 19
Diamond 17
Boomerang 17
Blimp 15
Cone 11
Bullet/Missile 10
Teardrop 8
Egg 7
Chevron 6
Saturn-like 4
Cross 2

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