Wildfires - July 2019

For July, 5,571 fires (least since 2000) burned 1,570,697 acres (9th most on record), which is 281.9 acres burned/fire (5th most on record). For January - July, 27,191 fires (least since 2000) burned 3,235,456 acres (6th least on record), which is 119.0 acres burned/fire (5th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
July Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,570,697 9th Most 3,461,087 2015 1,610,142
12th Least
Number of Fires 5,571 20th Most 17,352 2008 9,220
Least on Record
Acres Burned per Fire 281.9 5th Most 518.9 2004 192.1
16th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - July Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 3,235,456 15th Most 6,091,572 2011 3,505,217
6th Least
Number of Fires 27,191 20th Most 69,656 2006 50,013
Least on Record
Acres Burned per Fire 119.0 5th Most 157.9 2015 70.6
16th Least

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