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 4:35 am WST on Friday 24 May 2024.

District Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
North Kimberley No Rating 4
No Rating 4
No Rating 6
No Rating 6
Derby Coast No Rating 6
No Rating 6
No Rating 7
No Rating 7
Broome Coast No Rating 6
No Rating 6
No Rating 9
No Rating 8
Kimberley Inland No Rating 6
No Rating 6
No Rating 7
No Rating 7
Central Pilbara No Rating 10
No Rating 11
Moderate 19
Moderate 15
Hedland Moderate 12
Moderate 15
High 33
High 26
Burrup Moderate 13
Moderate 18
High 37
High 30
Ashburton Inland Moderate 13
Moderate 15
Moderate 19
Moderate 16
Ashburton Coast Moderate 13
Moderate 17
Moderate 22
Moderate 19
Exmouth Gulf Coast Moderate 13
Moderate 19
Moderate 19
Moderate 17
North Interior No Rating 10
No Rating 10
Moderate 17
Moderate 19
Gascoyne Coast Moderate 17
Moderate 15
Moderate 17
Moderate 16
Gascoyne Inland Moderate 19
Moderate 14
Moderate 19
Moderate 18
Yalgar Moderate 17
Moderate 12
Moderate 17
Moderate 16
North Goldfields Moderate 12
No Rating 11
No Rating 11
Moderate 12
South Goldfields Moderate 14
Moderate 21
Moderate 16
Moderate 13
West Interior No Rating 9
No Rating 8
No Rating 11
No Rating 11
Central Interior Moderate 12
No Rating 11
Moderate 16
Moderate 22
South Interior No Rating 9
No Rating 8
No Rating 8
No Rating 9
Eucla No Rating 9
Moderate 13
No Rating 9
Moderate 13
Midwest Coast Moderate 18
Moderate 12
Moderate 15
Moderate 14
Midwest Inland Moderate 21
Moderate 12
Moderate 15
Moderate 12
Lesueur Moderate 19
Moderate 13
Moderate 14
Moderate 12
Yarra Yarra Moderate 23
Moderate 13
Moderate 15
No Rating 11
Swan Coastal North Moderate 23
Moderate 15
Moderate 15
Moderate 12
Swan Inland North High 39
Moderate 17
Moderate 17
Moderate 12
Swan Coastal South Moderate 23
Moderate 15
Moderate 14
No Rating 10
Swan Inland South High 33
Moderate 15
Moderate 14
No Rating 10
Geographe Moderate 23
Moderate 18
Moderate 17
Moderate 12
Capes High 24
Moderate 22
Moderate 20
Moderate 13
Brockman High 25
Moderate 17
Moderate 15
No Rating 10
Blackwood High 31
High 24
Moderate 18
No Rating 9
Southern Forests High 33
Moderate 23
Moderate 19
No Rating 9
Mortlock High 31
Moderate 16
Moderate 19
Moderate 12
Karroun High 27
Moderate 16
Moderate 22
Moderate 13
Avon High 28
Moderate 17
Moderate 20
No Rating 10
Lockwood High 31
Moderate 18
High 25
No Rating 11
Arthur High 25
Moderate 18
Moderate 19
No Rating 10
Roe High 26
Moderate 18
High 25
No Rating 10
Lakes High 27
High 25
High 25
No Rating 11
Stirling North High 37
High 28
High 30
No Rating 11
Stirling West High 33
Moderate 23
Moderate 22
No Rating 10
Stirling Coast High 34
High 27
High 28
No Rating 11
Fitzgerald Coast High 35
High 33
High 32
Moderate 12
Fitzgerald Inland High 36
High 32
High 33
Moderate 13
Esperance Coast High 26
High 31
High 27
Moderate 13
Esperance Inland Moderate 23
High 31
High 27
Moderate 12

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.