Western Regional Climate Center

Lab Description

The Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC) in Reno, Nevada, delivers high-quality climate data services at national, regional and state levels working with NOAA partners in the National Climatic Data Center, National Weather Service, the American Association of State Climatologists, and NOAA Research Institutes. This successful effort resulted in jointly developed products, services, and capabilities that enhance the delivery of climate information to the American public, and builds a solid foundation for a National Climate Service. Inaugurated in 1986, WRCC is one of six regional climate centers in the United States.

Climate Data, Fire Weather, and Forecast Services

Visit the WRCC website for more information and services.

Other resources 

Western Regional Climate Center


Tim Brown, Ph.D.
Director of WRCC


Desert Research Institute
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512


Atmospheric Sciences