Wildfires - April 2021

For April, 7,075 fires (11th least since 2000) burned 132,579 acres (4th least on record), which is 18.7 acres burned/fire (6th least on record). For January - April, 17,593 fires (8th least since 2000) burned 457,138 acres (11th most on record), which is 26.0 acres burned/fire (10th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
April Totals Rank
(out of 22 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 132,579 19th Most 1,791,469 2011 291,738
4th Least
Number of Fires 7,075 12th Most 13,747 2006 8,645
11th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 18.7 17th Most 290.6 2011 48.6
6th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - April Totals Rank
(out of 22 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 457,138 11th Most 2,380,885 2011 719,143
12th Least
Number of Fires 17,593 15th Most 34,689 2006 22,897
8th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 26.0 10th Most 102.5 2011 29.6
13th Least

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