Report for www.ncdc.noaa.gov

Overall8.6

The overall score for this website.

Accessibility8.3

How accessible the website is to mobile and disabled users.

The following tests contribute to this score:

Experience6.8

How satisfying the website is likely to be for users.

Marketing6.4

How well marketed and popular the website is.

Technology9.0

How well designed and built the website is.

Screenshot of www.ncdc.noaa.gov

Nibbler tested a sample of 5 pages from this website at 3:46 PM on Jun 29, 2020 (BST).

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Top priorities for website improvement

  • Check how the website looks using a mobile and a tablet. Consider adding mobile-only styling using media queries. Some websites employ other techniques for mobile visitors which we cannot currently detect. (read more)
  • Sign up for a Twitter account and make sure it is linked to from your site, or if you already have one make sure it is public. (read more)
  • Consider the amount of text on this website and increase it if appropriate. (read more)

Twitter0.0

This website does not appear to be associated with a Twitter account.

  • This website was found to contain a link to Twitter, but it did not appear to be a public Twitter account associated with this website.
    • Sign up for a Twitter account and make sure it is linked to from your site, or if you already have one make sure it is public.

      Twitter accounts found

      Twitter accountNameFollowersFollowingTweetsLinks back
      NOAANCEIclimateNOAA NCEI Climate523146716045No

Source: Twitter

Mobile3.0

Mobile screenshot of www.ncdc.noaa.govTablet screenshot of www.ncdc.noaa.gov
  • None of this website appears to be optimized for viewing on a mobile or tablet (using CSS media queries). It is important to make sure your content is optimized for a wide range of devices as a growing percentage of web browsing is done on phones and tablets.

Popularity3.0

1,873 Most popular website in the world

This website recently saw a moderate increase in popularity.

  • This is the 1,873 most popular website in the world.
  • Over the past 3 months, this website has experienced a moderate increase in popularity.
  • This website accounts for 5.6% of the Internet traffic to noaa.gov and its subdomains.

Source: Alexa

Amount of content8.4

Rendering Chart...

  • This website has an average of 403 words per page. The amount of content on a website has been shown to correlate with its search engine ranking.
    • Consider the amount of text on this website and increase it if appropriate.

Images9.7

16% of images have a clearly defined size

4 images are being resized by the browser

Headings9.8

access address analysis assist centers certified check climate consulting contact customer data environmental expert general here information issues latest media meteorological model monitoring national ncei news noaa online order organization paleoclimatology partners policy products radar record requests resolution satellite services status store support testimony website world

  • All pages were found to use defined headings. This is excellent as it allows visitors and search engines to summarize the content of webpages quickly. Correctly defined headings aid accessibility and are particularly important for search engine optimization.
  • Some headings (3.0%) were found to be empty, or incorrectly defined. Empty or invalid headings are of no value to search engines and make a website less accessible.
    • Make sure all headings have content which is relevant to the page of content.

Page headings detail

URLHeadingLevel
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/National Centers for Environmental InformationH1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/How may we assist you?H2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/NCEI NewsH3
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/Latest NCEI NewsH3
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/NCEI PartnersH3
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationClimate InformationH1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationYou are hereH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessData AccessH1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessYou are hereH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportCustomer SupportH1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportYou are hereH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportAddressH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportTax InformationH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportWebsite IssuesH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportData IssuesH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) Resolution 40 NOAA PolicyH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportOnline StoreH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportCheck Order StatusH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportCertified DataH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportConsulting and Expert TestimonyH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactContactH1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactYou are hereH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor General Information About Climate Data, Products, and ServicesH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor Radar Products and ServicesH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor Satellite Data and ProductsH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor Paleoclimatology Data and ProductsH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor Climate Monitoring Products and AnalysisH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor Model Data and ProductsH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor Climate Data Record ProductsH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactFor Media RequestsH2
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactAddressH2

Server behavior10.0

Yes404 page

YesCompression

  • This website handles missing pages correctly by sending a 404 HTTP status code.
  • This website was served with GZIP encoding. This is very good because it reduces the loading time of a web page.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect between URLs with/without trailing slashes. This is ideal.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect from http://ncdc.noaa.gov to http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov. This is ideal.

Analytics10.0

100% of pages use analytics

Multiple Analytics Solutions

  • Every page in this website is using some form of analytics software. This is excellent and should allow for a complete analysis of visitor behavior.

Analytics Software Found

Software Name
Google Analytics

Meta tags10.0

This is how this website will look in Google search listings:

National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) formerly known as ...

www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of climate and ...

  • All pages were found to include a meta description. This is good because search engines (like Google) show this text in search result pages.

Meta Tags (name attribute)

Page URLNameContent
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/viewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/msapplication-tooltipThe world's largest active archive of weather and climate data producing and supplying data and publications for the world.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/msapplication-taskname=NCDC;action-uri=https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/;icon-uri=sites/all/themes/ncdc/favicon.ico
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/msapplication-tilecolor#007EC6
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/msapplication-tileimage/sites/all/themes/custom/ncdc/apple-touch-icon-144.png
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/keywordsNCDC,National,Climatic,Data,Center,NOAA,NESDIS,climate,change,weather,past weather,hurricane,snow,snowfall,archive,data,free,certified,historical,satellite,paleo,marine,satellite,severe,severe weather,weather balloon,land,in situ,radar
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/abstractNCDC preserves and provides access to climate and weather data.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/descriptionNOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the Nation's treasure of climate and historical weather data and information.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/verify-v1DjxBYfR0oM2KSNJl6i2BbxfTcXOGUnbglkT0QQj5KtI=
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationviewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationmsapplication-tooltipThe world's largest active archive of weather and climate data producing and supplying data and publications for the world.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationmsapplication-taskname=NCDC;action-uri=https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/;icon-uri=sites/all/themes/ncdc/favicon.ico
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationmsapplication-tilecolor#007EC6
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationmsapplication-tileimage/sites/all/themes/custom/ncdc/apple-touch-icon-144.png
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationdescriptionNCEI puts a priority on interpreting and applying scientific understanding to our extensive array of climate datasets.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationabstractNCEI puts a priority on interpreting and applying scientific understanding to our extensive array of climate datasets.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationrobotsfollow, index
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationgeneratorNational Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationrights© 2020 National Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationverify-v1DjxBYfR0oM2KSNJl6i2BbxfTcXOGUnbglkT0QQj5KtI=
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessviewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessmsapplication-tooltipThe world's largest active archive of weather and climate data producing and supplying data and publications for the world.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessmsapplication-taskname=NCDC;action-uri=https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/;icon-uri=sites/all/themes/ncdc/favicon.ico
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessmsapplication-tilecolor#007EC6
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessmsapplication-tileimage/sites/all/themes/custom/ncdc/apple-touch-icon-144.png
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessdescriptionNCEI is the world’s largest provider of weather and climate data, offering a variety of datasets some of which date back hundreds of years.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessabstractNCEI is the world’s largest provider of weather and climate data, offering a variety of datasets some of which date back hundreds of years.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessrobotsfollow, index
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessgeneratorNational Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessrights© 2020 National Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessverify-v1DjxBYfR0oM2KSNJl6i2BbxfTcXOGUnbglkT0QQj5KtI=
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportviewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportmsapplication-tooltipThe world's largest active archive of weather and climate data producing and supplying data and publications for the world.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportmsapplication-taskname=NCDC;action-uri=https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/;icon-uri=sites/all/themes/ncdc/favicon.ico
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportmsapplication-tilecolor#007EC6
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportmsapplication-tileimage/sites/all/themes/custom/ncdc/apple-touch-icon-144.png
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportdescriptionThe NCEI team provides customers support for ordering weather and climate data, information, and products.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportabstractThe NCEI team provides customers support for ordering weather and climate data, information, and products.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportrobotsfollow, index
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportgeneratorNational Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportrights© 2020 National Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportverify-v1DjxBYfR0oM2KSNJl6i2BbxfTcXOGUnbglkT0QQj5KtI=
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactviewportwidth=device-width, initial-scale=1
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactmsapplication-tooltipThe world's largest active archive of weather and climate data producing and supplying data and publications for the world.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactmsapplication-taskname=NCDC;action-uri=https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/;icon-uri=sites/all/themes/ncdc/favicon.ico
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactmsapplication-tilecolor#007EC6
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactmsapplication-tileimage/sites/all/themes/custom/ncdc/apple-touch-icon-144.png
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactdescriptionNCEI contact information for weather and climate products and services.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactabstractNCEI contact information for weather and climate products and services.
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactrobotsfollow, index
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactgeneratorNational Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactrights© 2020 National Climatic Data Center
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactverify-v1DjxBYfR0oM2KSNJl6i2BbxfTcXOGUnbglkT0QQj5KtI=

Meta Tags (http-equiv attribute)

Page URLNameContent
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/Content-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-informationContent-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-accessContent-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-supportContent-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8
www.ncdc.noaa.gov/contactContent-Typetext/html; charset=utf-8

Printability10.0

100% of pages are optimized for printing

  • All pages of this website appear to be optimized for printing (using CSS).

Media specific CSS detected

URL format10.0

  • This website uses appropriate web addresses (URLs) throughout. This is excellent and will help search engine placement, usability and the marketability of this website.

Freshness10.0

Last updated June 12, 2020

  • It looks like this website was last updated on Friday, June 12, 2020. This is good because visitors perceive up-to-date websites as more credible. Websites that are updated regularly are also spidered by search engines more often.
  • To find this information we used the last modified dates reported by this website's server in addition to looking for dates written on each page.

Domain agei

  • Sorry, we cannot check the domain age of .gov websites.

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