Wildfires - November 2018


For November, 1,421 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 236,457 acres (8th most on record), which is 166.4 acres burned/fire (4th most on record). For September - November, 6,932 fires (least since 2000) burned 1,544,784 acres (5th most on record), which is 222.8 acres burned/fire (most on record). For January - November, 52,511 fires (3rd least since 2000) burned 8,484,067 acres (7th most on record), which is 161.6 acres burned/fire (4th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
November Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 236,457 8th Most 478,648 2003 191,797
12th Least
Number of Fires 1,421 18th Most 10,223 2001 3,590
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 166.4 4th Most 227.5 2003 72.1
16th Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
September - November Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,544,784 5th Most 2,046,440 2017 1,038,936
15th Least
Number of Fires 6,932 19th Most 22,843 2001 14,667
Least on Record
Acres Burned per Fire 222.8 Most on Record 222.8 2018 78.6
19th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - November Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 8,484,067 7th Most 9,812,481 2015 6,434,326
13th Least
Number of Fires 52,511 17th Most 91,094 2000 73,841
3rd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 161.6 4th Most 175.6 2015 87.7
16th Least

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