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
The High Plains Regional Climate Center (HPRCC) provides services to the 6 states of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
The Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) serves the nine-state Midwest region of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
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.
The Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC) serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Southern Regional Climate Center (SRCC) provides services to the 6 states of Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.
The Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC) provides services to Arizona, California,, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington.