For March, 3,374 fires (2nd least since 2000) burned 68,802 acres (3rd least on record), which is 20.4 acres burned/fire (10th most on record). For January - March, 5,885 fires (least since 2000) burned 112,021 acres (3rd least on record), which is 19.0 acres burned/fire (10th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
March Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 68,802 19th Most 1,438,355 2006 288,955
3rd Least
Number of Fires 3,374 20th Most 15,006 2006 6,963
2nd Least
Acres Burned per Fire 20.4 10th Most 142.5 2017 37.9
12th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - March Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 112,021 19th Most 1,849,366 2006 405,275
3rd Least
Number of Fires 5,885 21st Most 21,731 2009 12,114
Least on Record
Acres Burned per Fire 19.0 10th Most 88.3 2006 30.5
12th Least

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