Wildfires - Annual 2018

For January - December, 55,911 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 8,582,609 acres (8th most on record), which is 153.5 acres burned/fire (2nd most on record).

Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - December Totals Rank
(out of 19 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 8,582,609 8th Most 10,125,149 2015 6,612,363
12th Least
Number of Fires 55,911 18th Most 96,385 2006 77,951
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 153.5 2nd Most 163.5 2015 85.2
18th Least

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