Fire Danger Ratings

Total Fire Ban icon* Total Fire Bans may be imposed at Extreme or Catastrophic ratings, and are published between 4:30-5:00pm the day before.

Important notes:

  • Fire Danger Ratings are published between 4:30-5:00pm daily during the fire season. These ratings are determined in conjunction with the Bureau of Meteorology.
  • Fire Danger Ratings and Total Fire Ban information for days 2, 3 and 4 are preliminary forecasts and should be used as a guide only. These ratings may change based on both weather and non-weather related factors.
  • Total Fire Bans may be declared in some Fire Ban Districts or across the whole state on days when high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity could cause fires to become uncontrollable.
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  • For all weather information, visit the Bureau of Meteorology.
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