Wildfires - July 2017

For July, 9,000 fires (7th most since 2000) burned 2,657,380 acres (4th most on record), which is 295.3 acres burned/fire (4th most on record). For January - July, 39,000 fires (9th least since 2000) burned 5,490,878 acres (3rd most on record), which is 140.8 acres burned/fire (2nd most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
July Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 2,657,380 4th Most 3,461,087 2015 1,610,142
15th Least
Number of Fires 9,000 7th Most 17,352 2008 9,220
12th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 295.3 4th Most 518.9 2004 192.1
15th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - July Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 5,490,878 3rd Most 6,091,572 2011 3,505,217
16th Least
Number of Fires 39,000 10th Most 69,656 2006 50,013
9th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 140.8 2nd Most 157.9 2015 70.6
17th Least

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