Wildfires - July 2018


For July, 8,717 fires (8th most since 2000) burned 2,313,597 acres (6th most on record), which is 265.4 acres burned/fire (6th most on record). For January - July, 37,718 fires (9th least since 2000) burned 4,810,195 acres (6th most on record), which is 127.5 acres burned/fire (4th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
July Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 2,313,597 6th Most 3,461,087 2015 1,610,142
14th Least
Number of Fires 8,717 8th Most 17,352 2008 9,220
12th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 265.4 6th Most 518.9 2004 192.1
14th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - July Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 4,810,195 6th Most 6,091,572 2011 3,505,217
14th Least
Number of Fires 37,718 11th Most 69,656 2006 50,013
9th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 127.5 4th Most 157.9 2015 70.6
16th Least

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