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 Sunday 5 February 2023.

District Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
North Kimberley No Rating 11
No Rating 10
Moderate 12
Moderate 12
Derby Coast No Rating 10
No Rating 10
No Rating 11
No Rating 10
Broome Coast Moderate 13
Moderate 12
Moderate 13
Moderate 12
Kimberley Inland Moderate 15
Moderate 12
Moderate 12
Moderate 15
Central Pilbara Moderate 15
Moderate 14
Moderate 18
Moderate 14
Hedland Moderate 21
Moderate 19
Moderate 22
Moderate 18
Burrup High 27
High 25
High 31
Moderate 22
Ashburton Inland Moderate 16
Moderate 16
Moderate 20
Moderate 19
Ashburton Coast High 25
High 31
High 35
Moderate 23
Exmouth Gulf Coast High 34
High 34
High 35
Moderate 18
North Interior Moderate 14
Moderate 13
Moderate 15
Moderate 15
Gascoyne Coast High 28
High 27
High 29
High 27
Gascoyne Inland Moderate 15
Moderate 14
Moderate 15
Moderate 15
Yalgar Moderate 20
Moderate 17
Moderate 17
Moderate 17
North Goldfields High 25
High 25
Moderate 18
Moderate 22
South Goldfields High 37
High 38
Moderate 18
Moderate 18
West Interior Moderate 18
Moderate 18
Moderate 14
Moderate 15
Central Interior Moderate 20
Moderate 16
Moderate 16
Moderate 18
South Interior High 29
High 28
Moderate 22
High 24
Eucla High 37
High 48
High 40
High 34
Midwest Coast High 34
High 38
High 41
High 49
Midwest Inland High 40
High 35
High 40
High 47
Lesueur High 26
High 27
High 31
High 39
Yarra Yarra High 40
High 33
High 34
High 38
Swan Coastal North Moderate 23
Moderate 21
High 27
High 29
Swan Inland North High 38
High 31
High 35
High 39
Swan Coastal South High 25
Moderate 22
High 24
High 30
Swan Inland South High 29
Moderate 22
High 35
High 38
Geographe High 36
High 30
High 32
High 42
Capes High 29
High 28
High 26
High 28
Brockman High 32
Moderate 22
High 24
High 27
Blackwood High 34
High 26
High 24
High 27
Southern Forests High 24
Moderate 22
Moderate 21
Moderate 22
Mortlock High 45
High 33
High 31
High 36
Karroun High 44
High 36
High 25
High 27
Avon High 43
High 27
High 25
High 29
Lockwood High 42
High 27
High 24
High 27
Arthur High 39
High 25
Moderate 21
Moderate 23
Roe High 46
High 29
High 26
High 26
Lakes Extreme 51
High 32
High 27
High 25
Stirling North High 41
High 25
Moderate 23
Moderate 22
Stirling West High 34
Moderate 22
Moderate 21
Moderate 22
Stirling Coast High 24
Moderate 16
Moderate 16
Moderate 16
Fitzgerald Coast High 43
Moderate 19
Moderate 16
Moderate 16
Fitzgerald Inland Extreme 54
High 26
Moderate 21
Moderate 21
Esperance Coast Extreme 54
High 29
Moderate 20
Moderate 18
Esperance Inland High 47
High 35
Moderate 22
Moderate 20

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.