Victoria 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
Victoria

Victoria Fire Danger Ratings

Issued at 5:30 am EDT on Saturday 10 December 2022.

District Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday
Mallee Moderate 21
High 31
High 37
High 30
Wimmera Moderate 19
Moderate 19
High 35
High 36
Northern Country Moderate 13
Moderate 18
Moderate 23
Moderate 19
North Central Moderate 12
Moderate 12
Moderate 14
Moderate 13
North East Moderate 13
Moderate 13
Moderate 13
Moderate 13
South West No Rating 11
Moderate 12
Moderate 13
Moderate 13
Central No Rating 11
Moderate 13
Moderate 13
Moderate 13
West and South Gippsland Moderate 12
Moderate 13
Moderate 12
Moderate 13
East Gippsland Moderate 12
Moderate 13
No Rating 10
Moderate 13

Code

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

Notes

  • Monitor the weather at www.bom.gov.au and the fire situation at www.cfa.vic.gov.au or through your emergency broadcasters: ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
  • For more information on fire danger ratings and actions refer to www.cfa.vic.gov.au
  • Note: On occasion Fire Danger Ratings may not adhere to FBI thresholds above due to agency discretion in setting FDRs.