Wildfires - Annual 2019

For January - December, 49,786 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 4,630,007 acres (6th least on record), which is 93.0 acres burned/fire (10th least on record).

Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - December Totals Rank
(out of 20 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 4,630,007 15th Most 10,125,149 2015 6,612,363
6th Least
Number of Fires 49,786 19th Most 96,385 2006 77,951
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 93.0 11th Most 163.5 2015 85.2
10th Least

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