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Western Regional Climate Center

THE WESTERN REGIONAL Climate Center (WRCC), based in Reno, Nevada, and inaugurated in 1986, is one of six regional climate centers in the United States. The regional climate center program is administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Specific supervision is provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service.

The mission of the Western Regional Climate Center is to disseminate climate data and information of the highest standards pertaining to the western United States; promote better use of this information in policymaking; carry out applied research related to climate issues; and improve the coordination of climate-related activities at the state, regional, and national levels. The center receives queries from lawyers, media, insurance companies, different businesses, teachers and ...

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