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Regional Climate Centers

NCEI manages the Regional Climate Center (RCC) Program, which provides climate services to six regions encompassing the United States. RCCs provide efficient, user-driven services that cover three important categories: 

  • Provision and development of sector-specific and value-added data products and services
  • Establishment of robust, efficient digital infrastructure for providing climate information
  • Seamless integration and storage of non-NOAA climate data with traditional NOAA data sources


High Plains

The High Plains Regional Climate Center (HPRCC) provides services to the 6 states of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

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The Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) serves the nine-state Midwest region of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin. 

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The Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) serves Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and West Virginia and Washington D.C.

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The Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC) serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

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The Southern Regional Climate Center (SRCC) provides services to the 6 states of Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.

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The Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC) provides services to Arizona, California,, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington.

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