For August, 7,493 fires (6th least since 2000) burned 1,648,583 acres (9th least on record), which is 220.0 acres burned/fire (9th most on record). For June - August, 21,829 fires (6th least since 2000) burned 4,906,336 acres (9th most on record), which is 224.8 acres burned/fire (5th most on record). For January - August, 46,493 fires (9th least since 2000) burned 7,139,461 acres (5th most on record), which is 153.6 acres burned/fire (4th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
August Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,648,583 10th Most 3,636,606 2012 1,796,546
9th Least
Number of Fires 7,493 13th Most 11,217 2000 8,097
6th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 220.0 9th Most 523.4 2012 226.8
10th Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
June - August Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 4,906,336 9th Most 7,805,421 2015 4,386,891
10th Least
Number of Fires 21,829 13th Most 37,103 2006 23,945
6th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 224.8 5th Most 352.1 2015 188.6
14th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - August Totals Rank
(out of 18 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 7,139,461 5th Most 8,202,557 2015 5,562,714
14th Least
Number of Fires 46,493 10th Most 78,948 2006 51,906
9th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 153.6 4th Most 187.2 2015 109.3
15th Least

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