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 5:47 pm WST on Saturday 1 October 2022.

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

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.