Queensland Fire Danger Ratings

On 1 September 2022, the National Council for Fire and Emergency Services launched the Australian Fire Danger Rating System.

This new system uses 4 simple ratings: moderate, high, extreme, catastrophic, to classify fire danger at fire weather districts across Australia.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Queensland Fire Danger Ratings

Issued at 4:00 pm EST on Saturday 13 April 2024.

District Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Peninsula No Rating 7
No Rating 7
No Rating 7
No Rating 7
Gulf Country Moderate 14
Moderate 15
Moderate 15
Moderate 19
Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Moderate 13
Moderate 13
Moderate 13
Moderate 14
North Tropical Coast and Tablelands No Rating 9
No Rating 8
No Rating 8
No Rating 8
Herbert and Lower Burdekin No Rating 8
No Rating 7
No Rating 8
No Rating 7
Central Coast and Whitsundays No Rating 9
No Rating 9
No Rating 10
No Rating 10
Capricornia No Rating 6
No Rating 6
No Rating 6
No Rating 6
Central Highlands and Coalfields No Rating 11
No Rating 11
No Rating 11
No Rating 11
Central West Moderate 15
Moderate 15
Moderate 15
Moderate 15
North West Moderate 13
Moderate 15
Moderate 15
Moderate 17
Channel Country No Rating 10
No Rating 11
Moderate 12
Moderate 13
Maranoa and Warrego No Rating 8
No Rating 8
No Rating 8
No Rating 8
Darling Downs and Granite Belt No Rating 11
No Rating 10
No Rating 11
No Rating 10
Wide Bay and Burnett No Rating 8
No Rating 8
No Rating 8
No Rating 8
Southeast Coast No Rating 8
No Rating 7
No Rating 8
No Rating 8

Code

Fire Danger Ratings
(Fire Behaviour Index - FBI)
No Rating
(< 12)
Moderate
(12-23)
High
(24-49)
Extreme
(50-99)
Catastrophic
(>= 100)

Notes

  • For all weather information, visit the Bureau of Meteorology web page at www.bom.gov.au.

  • For information on Fire Bans and how to Prepare. Act. Survive. Visit www.qfes.qld.gov.au.

  • For all current bushfire warnings, visit www.qfes.qld.gov.au/Current-Incidents

  • Note: On occasion Fire Danger Ratings may not adhere to FBI thresholds above due to agency discretion in setting FDRs.