For August, 8,197 fires (11th least since 2000) burned 1,928,563 acres (11th least on record), which is 235.3 acres burned/fire (9th most on record). For June - August, 21,712 fires (8th least since 2000) burned 3,595,097 acres (8th least on record), which is 165.6 acres burned/fire (10th least on record). For January - August, 39,829 fires (4th least since 2000) burned 3,980,809 acres (6th least on record), which is 99.9 acres burned/fire (9th least on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
August Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,928,563 11th Most 3,636,606 2012 1,780,026
11th Least
Number of Fires 8,197 11th Most 11,217 2000 8,124
11th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 235.3 9th Most 523.4 2012 223.8
13th Least
3-Month Wildfire Statistics*
June - August Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 3,595,097 14th Most 7,805,421 2015 4,366,584
8th Least
Number of Fires 21,712 14th Most 37,103 2006 23,523
8th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 165.6 12th Most 352.1 2015 190.5
10th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - August Totals Rank
(out of 21 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 3,980,809 16th Most 8,202,557 2015 5,486,163
6th Least
Number of Fires 39,829 18th Most 78,948 2006 50,188
4th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 99.9 13th Most 187.2 2015 111.4
9th Least

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