Wildfires - November 2019

For November, 2,320 fires (6th least since 2000) burned 49,700 acres (2nd least on record), which is 21.4 acres burned/fire (3rd least on record). For September - November, 11,261 fires (8th least since 2000) burned 379,611 acres (2nd least on record), which is 33.7 acres burned/fire (3rd least on record). For January - November, 47,217 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 4,616,654 acres (6th least on record), which is 97.8 acres burned/fire (10th least on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
November Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 49,700 19th Most 478,648 2003 191,797
2nd Least
Number of Fires 2,320 15th Most 10,223 2001 3,590
6th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 21.4 18th Most 227.5 2003 72.1
3rd Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
September - November Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 379,611 19th Most 2,046,440 2017 1,038,936
2nd Least
Number of Fires 11,261 13th Most 22,843 2001 14,667
8th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 33.7 18th Most 222.8 2018 78.6
3rd Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - November Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 4,616,654 15th Most 9,812,481 2015 6,434,326
6th Least
Number of Fires 47,217 19th Most 91,094 2000 73,841
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 97.8 11th Most 175.6 2015 87.7
10th Least

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