For April, 5,953 fires (3rd least since 2000) burned 817,985 acres (2nd most on record), which is 137.4 acres burned/fire (3rd most on record). For January - April, 20,482 fires (8th most since 2000) burned 1,998,139 acres (3rd most on record), which is 97.6 acres burned/fire (2nd most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
April Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 817,985 2nd Most 1,791,469 2011 291,738
17th Least
Number of Fires 5,953 16th Most 13,747 2006 8,645
3rd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 137.4 3rd Most 290.6 2011 48.6
16th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - April Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,998,139 3rd Most 2,380,885 2011 719,143
16th Least
Number of Fires 20,482 8th Most 34,689 2006 22,897
11th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 97.6 2nd Most 102.5 2011 29.6
17th Least

*Data Source: The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)