For December, 4,383 fires (9th least since 2000) burned 336,984 acres (5th most on record), which is 76.9 acres burned/fire (2nd most on record). For January - December, 58,733 fires (5th least since 2000) burned 7,139,713 acres (10th least on record), which is 121.6 acres burned/fire (8th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
December Totals Rank
(out of 22 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 336,984 5th Most 735,125 2020 217,050
18th Least
Number of Fires 4,383 14th Most 12,086 2014 5,503
9th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 76.9 2nd Most 138.1 2020 41.9
21st Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - December Totals Rank
(out of 22 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 7,139,713 13th Most 10,274,679 2020 7,000,514
10th Least
Number of Fires 58,733 18th Most 96,385 2006 68,707
5th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 121.6 8th Most 176.4 2020 103.9
15th Least

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