For April, 7,543 fires (10th most since 2000) burned 602,491 acres (5th most on record), which is 79.9 acres burned/fire (7th most on record). For January - April, 22,324 fires (7th most since 2000) burned 1,120,330 acres (6th most on record), which is 50.2 acres burned/fire (7th most on record).

1-Month Wildfire Statistics*
April Totals Rank
(out of 23 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 602,491 5th Most 1,791,469 2011 373,930
19th Least
Number of Fires 7,543 10th Most 13,747 2006 7,273
14th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 79.9 7th Most 290.6 2011 62.6
17th Least
Year-to-Date Wildfire Statistics*
January - April Totals Rank
(out of 23 years)
Record 2001-2020
Average
Value Year
Acres Burned 1,120,330 6th Most 2,380,885 2011 779,204
18th Least
Number of Fires 22,324 7th Most 34,689 2006 19,387
17th Least
Acres Burned per Fire 50.2 7th Most 102.5 2011 37.9
17th Least

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