Wildfires - March 2019


For March, 4,934 fires (4th least since 2000) burned 130,508 acres (10th least on record), which is 26.5 acres burned/fire (8th most on record). For January - March, 7,091 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 171,207 acres (8th least on record), which is 24.1 acres burned/fire (9th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
March Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 130,508 11th Most 1,438,355 2006 292,473
10th Least
Number of Fires 4,934 17th Most 15,006 2006 8,681
4th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 26.5 8th Most 142.5 2017 28.7
13th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - March Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 171,207 13th Most 1,849,366 2006 427,405
8th Least
Number of Fires 7,091 19th Most 21,731 2009 14,252
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 24.1 9th Most 88.3 2006 26.5
12th Least

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