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 Sunday 14 July 2024.

District Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Peninsula No Rating 6
No Rating 7
No Rating 7
No Rating 7
Gulf Country Moderate 21
High 28
High 26
High 24
Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders Moderate 12
Moderate 13
Moderate 12
Moderate 12
North Tropical Coast and Tablelands No Rating 8
No Rating 9
No Rating 10
Moderate 12
Herbert and Lower Burdekin No Rating 9
Moderate 13
Moderate 13
Moderate 14
Central Coast and Whitsundays Moderate 12
Moderate 15
Moderate 16
Moderate 17
Capricornia Moderate 12
Moderate 17
Moderate 16
Moderate 18
Central Highlands and Coalfields Moderate 14
Moderate 21
Moderate 20
Moderate 19
Central West Moderate 14
Moderate 20
Moderate 19
Moderate 15
North West Moderate 16
Moderate 22
Moderate 22
Moderate 19
Channel Country Moderate 13
Moderate 20
Moderate 17
Moderate 12
Maranoa and Warrego No Rating 11
Moderate 17
Moderate 14
Moderate 12
Darling Downs and Granite Belt Moderate 14
Moderate 18
Moderate 14
Moderate 13
Wide Bay and Burnett Moderate 15
Moderate 21
Moderate 17
Moderate 18
Southeast Coast Moderate 16
Moderate 20
Moderate 17
Moderate 16

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.