WRCC supports a three-tiered national climate services support program - the partners include:
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), Regional Climate Centers (RCC's), and State Climate Offices.

This program is funded through the Cooperative Institute for Atmospheric Sciences and Terrestrial Applications (CIASTA).
Overview of the Western Regional Climate Center's services.
More about the Western Regional Climate Center.
For more information, contact
Western Regional Climate Center,
email: mailto:WRCC-web<wrcc@dri.edu>
phone: 775-674-7010
fax: 775-674-7016
NOTICE: Changes of WRCC Physical and virtual addresses.

Climate and Weather Information

  • CPC Long-Lead Climate Outlooks
    (last updated 10/18/2001) November 2001 - 2002
  • Western U.S. Climate Historical Summaries
    Summaries now available for major Western U.S. Cities with Wind, Humidity, Sunshine and Sky Cover information. (NCDC LCD summaries)
  • Daily Temperature and Precipitation Data (Western U.S.)
  • Station Data Inventories
  • NWS City Daily Climate Reports (Western U.S.)
  • NWS State 24-Hour Reports (Western U.S.)
  • Latest Observations for Western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii
  • SNOTEL Data (Oct. 93 till Today is available.)
  • Western U.S. NWS Products. Forecasts, etc.
  • GOES Satellite Imagery
  • Radar Imagery
  • Surface Plots and data from RAWS and METAR stations

    Climate Monitoring

  • WRCC Climate Monitoring Products
    Anomalies (Snotel and Airports), and Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI)
  • Climate Monitoring Products List
    WGA Western Drought Coordination Council
    Monitoring-Assessment-Prediction Work Group
  • WGA/WDCC Reports and Information
  • WRCC Projects

  • El Niņo, La Niņa, and the Western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii

  • Climate, Ecosystem, and Fire Applications (CEFA)

  • Current weather data plots from WRCC.
    Includes DRI/SAGE building.
  • Current webcam view from DRI-NNSC.

  • S. Nevada Community Environmental Monitoring Project (CEMP)

  • Washoe Evapotranspiration Project (WET)

  • Los Alamos - Cerro Grande Fire (BLM RAWS)

  • Channel Islands N.P. RAWS

  • World Trade Center Recovery Environmental Monitoring RAWS

    Other Data and Information

  • U.S.A. Divisional Climate Data Plots
  • Climate Maps of the U.S.
  • Pricing and Format for other Climate Data and Products from WRCC
  • Climate and Weather Terms and Definitions
  • Sunrise, Sunset, Lunar and Stellar Information (USNO)
  • Solar Radiation (U of Oregon)
  • Precipitation Maps

  • Precipitation Maps for the Western U.S.
  • Precipitation Frequency Maps for the Western U.S. (Return Periods. NOAA Atlas 2)

    WRCC/DRI Resources

  • DRI Home Page
  • WRCC Software Library (Restricted Access)
  • Weather Information (DRI Access only.)
  • DRI LDM logs (ldmd, netcheck, and syscheck)

    Sources of more Climate Information

  • National Climatic Data Center
  • Regional Climate Centers
  • State Climate Offices
  • Climate Prediction Center
  • National Drought Mitigation Center
  • More Climate and Weather Sources

  • Recognitions
    Host Institution and Sponsoring Agencies

    Desert Research Institute
    Division of Atmospheric Sciences

    Western Regional Climate Center, wrcc@dri.edu