U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Centers for Environmental Information - NCEI

Organization URL(s)


Other Contact Information

Federal Building 151 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801-5001
828-271-4800 (Voice)
828-271-4876 (FAX)


NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of climate and historical weather data and information.

Print Resources

NCDC publishes monthly: storm data, hourly precipitation data, and world climate data; climatological data for each State, and local climatological data for about 280 metropolitan areas are issued both monthly and annually. Various other weather-related publications are produced periodically. A publications list is available, and most publications can be purchased either by subscription or individual copy. Most published data is also available in electronic medium.

Review Date

Thursday, Oct 01, 2015