For May, 4,182 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 234,986 acres (8th least on record), which is 56.2 acres burned/fire (7th most on record). For March - May, 16,852 fires (4th least since 2000) burned 2,010,398 acres (3rd most on record), which is 119.3 acres burned/fire (2nd most on record). For January - May, 24,664 fires (7th least since 2000) burned 2,233,125 acres (3rd most on record), which is 90.5 acres burned/fire (2nd most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
May Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 234,986 11th Most 1,069,997 2011 340,608
8th Least
Number of Fires 4,182 17th Most 18,469 2001 9,509
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 56.2 7th Most 163.1 2014 37.2
12th Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
March - May Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 2,010,398 3rd Most 3,246,509 2011 924,820
16th Least
Number of Fires 16,852 15th Most 35,909 2006 26,835
4th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 119.3 2nd Most 161.5 2011 33.3
17th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - May Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 2,233,125 3rd Most 3,450,882 2011 1,059,751
16th Least
Number of Fires 24,664 12th Most 41,845 2006 32,407
7th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 90.5 2nd Most 115.6 2011 31.5
17th Least

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