Wildfires - January 2018


For January, 3,257 fires (2nd most since 2000) burned 71,189 acres (2nd most on record), which is 21.9 acres burned/fire (7th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
January Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 71,189 2nd Most 330,447 2006 53,742
18th Least
Number of Fires 3,257 2nd Most 3,507 2006 1,784
18th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 21.9 7th Most 94.2 2006 23.5
13th Least

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