Fine Fuel Moisture Code

Numerical rating of the moisture content of litter and other cured fine fuels.

Description & Technical Information


The Fine Fuel Moisture Code (FFMC) is a variable of the Fire Weather Index rating system designed and adopted by the Canadian Forest Service. This is an indicator of the moisture content of litter and fine fuels occupying the first fuel bedlayers.

Technical information

Coverage Global
Horizon 10 days
Time Resolution 1 day
Spatial Resolution O1280, ~9 km [HRES]; O640, ~18 km [ENS]
Update Once a day following either the 00 UTC ECMWF forecast release.
Nature Raster Maps
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Model or Algorithm