For August, 5,239 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 1,904,506 acres (11th least on record), which is 363.5 acres burned/fire (3rd most on record). For June - August, 18,054 fires (4th least since 2000) burned 4,207,030 acres (11th most on record), which is 233.0 acres burned/fire (6th most on record). For January - August, 42,889 fires (6th least since 2000) burned 4,887,466 acres (10th least on record), which is 114.0 acres burned/fire (9th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
August Totals Rank
(out of 22 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,904,506 12th Most 3,636,606 2012 1,890,173
11th Least
Number of Fires 5,239 21st Most 11,217 2000 9,160
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 363.5 3rd Most 523.4 2012 207.3
20th Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
June - August Totals Rank
(out of 22 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 4,207,030 11th Most 7,805,421 2015 4,335,639
12th Least
Number of Fires 18,054 19th Most 37,103 2006 26,767
4th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 233.0 6th Most 352.1 2015 167.8
17th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - August Totals Rank
(out of 22 years)
Record 2000-2010
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 4,887,466 13th Most 8,202,557 2015 5,395,390
10th Least
Number of Fires 42,889 17th Most 78,948 2006 59,174
6th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 114.0 9th Most 187.2 2015 91.4
14th Least

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