For May, 6,197 fires (7th least since 2000) burned 707,411 acres (4th most on record), which is 114.2 acres burned/fire (3rd most on record). For March - May, 17,432 fires (6th least since 2000) burned 1,545,619 acres (4th most on record), which is 88.7 acres burned/fire (3rd most on record). For January - May, 23,889 fires (7th least since 2000) burned 1,684,097 acres (4th most on record), which is 70.5 acres burned/fire (4th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
May Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 707,411 4th Most 1,069,997 2011 340,608
16th Least
Number of Fires 6,197 13th Most 18,469 2001 9,509
7th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 114.2 3rd Most 163.1 2014 37.2
17th Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
March - May Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,545,619 4th Most 3,246,509 2011 924,820
16th Least
Number of Fires 17,432 14th Most 35,909 2006 26,835
6th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 88.7 3rd Most 161.5 2011 33.3
17th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - May Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,684,097 4th Most 3,450,882 2011 1,059,751
16th Least
Number of Fires 23,889 13th Most 41,845 2006 32,407
7th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 70.5 4th Most 115.6 2011 31.5
16th Least

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