An increase of 6,000 reported cases of UFO Sightings in North America alone. California, Florida, Washington states were among the highest in reported cases of UFO Sightings. ABC news UFO Sightings in North America jumped to nearly 6,000 in 2019 California led the country last year with the most number of UFO observations to the site: 485 in total, an increase of 182 sightings from 2018. Florida came in second with 385 sightings in 2019, which was 156 more reports than in 2018, according to UFO Reporting Center data. Washington came in third with 222 reports last year, which represented an increase of 51 from 2018, according to the site.