Western Australia 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
Western Australia

Western Australia Fire Danger Ratings

Issued at 4:10 pm WST on Thursday 7 December 2023.

District Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
North Kimberley Moderate 18
Moderate 17
Moderate 15
Moderate 22
Derby Coast Moderate 17
Moderate 17
Moderate 20
High 34
Broome Coast Moderate 16
Moderate 15
High 31
High 31
Kimberley Inland Moderate 19
Moderate 20
High 26
High 27
Central Pilbara High 24
High 32
High 38
High 29
Hedland Moderate 18
High 24
High 42
High 34
Burrup High 36
High 33
Extreme 59
High 48
Ashburton Inland High 27
High 32
High 43
High 32
Ashburton Coast High 36
High 34
High 41
High 39
Exmouth Gulf Coast High 42
High 28
High 36
High 32
North Interior Moderate 21
High 32
High 44
High 31
Gascoyne Coast High 34
High 46
High 46
High 37
Gascoyne Inland High 31
High 44
High 41
High 32
Yalgar High 29
High 43
High 39
High 30
North Goldfields High 30
High 38
High 32
High 24
South Goldfields High 32
High 33
High 31
High 28
West Interior High 29
High 40
High 38
High 28
Central Interior High 30
High 45
High 45
High 28
South Interior High 40
High 42
High 38
High 28
Eucla High 30
High 31
High 30
High 28
Midwest Coast High 39
Extreme 60
Extreme 51
High 41
Midwest Inland High 42
Extreme 62
High 48
High 37
Lesueur High 36
High 44
High 40
High 33
Yarra Yarra High 41
Extreme 53
High 44
High 31
Swan Coastal North High 27
High 39
High 35
High 27
Swan Inland North High 45
Extreme 61
Extreme 56
High 46
Swan Coastal South High 34
High 33
High 31
High 25
Swan Inland South High 39
Extreme 63
Extreme 56
High 34
Geographe High 48
Extreme 50
High 42
High 34
Capes High 43
High 45
High 42
High 32
Brockman High 45
Extreme 57
Extreme 50
High 31
Blackwood High 41
Extreme 53
High 46
High 30
Southern Forests High 33
High 43
High 42
High 31
Mortlock High 41
Extreme 52
High 43
High 31
Karroun High 40
High 44
High 36
High 26
Avon High 38
High 44
High 38
High 27
Lockwood High 40
High 43
High 36
High 26
Arthur High 33
High 38
High 32
Moderate 23
Roe High 35
High 40
High 33
High 28
Lakes High 32
High 36
High 31
High 26
Stirling North High 32
High 37
High 35
High 28
Stirling West High 28
High 34
High 32
Moderate 23
Stirling Coast High 25
High 26
High 25
Moderate 21
Fitzgerald Coast High 30
High 32
Moderate 23
Moderate 19
Fitzgerald Inland High 30
High 33
High 30
High 25
Esperance Coast High 29
High 29
High 26
Moderate 20
Esperance Inland High 29
High 31
High 27
High 25

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 Total Fire Bans and how to prepare for fires visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au.

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