Build Up Index

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Class Ignition Potential Interpretation
Low Medium and heavy fuels are generally not combustible.
Medium Very low amount of medium and heavy fuels available for combustion.
High Low to moderate amount of medium and heavy fuels available for combustion.
Extreme Moderate to high amount of medium and heavy fuels available for combustion.
  • The BUI values shown on the map indicate amount of fuel available for combustion. It combines Duff Moisture Code and Drought Code which represent medium and heavy dead fuels respectively.

  • Image courtesy of the Malaysian Meteorological Department.