Wildfires - February 2020

For February, 1,375 fires (4th least since 2000) burned 26,428 acres (4th least on record), which is 19.2 acres burned/fire (10th most on record). For December - February, 5,080 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 56,572 acres (least on record), which is 11.1 acres burned/fire (2nd least on record). For January - February, 2,511 fires (4th least since 2000) burned 43,219 acres (6th least on record), which is 17.2 acres burned/fire (10th least on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
February Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 26,428 18th Most 214,183 2008 81,190
4th Least
Number of Fires 1,375 18th Most 8,226 2011 3,787
4th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 19.2 10th Most 50.3 2016 20.0
12th Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
December - February Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 56,572 20th Most 733,639 2018 311,619
Least on Record
Number of Fires 5,080 19th Most 17,837 2015 9,207
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 11.1 19th Most 55.5 2006 31.1
2nd Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - February Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 43,219 16th Most 411,011 2006 134,931
6th Least
Number of Fires 2,511 18th Most 9,752 2011 5,571
4th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 17.2 12th Most 69.2 2006 22.4
10th Least

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