Google Snow Conditions Rich Snippets

Feb 13, 2013 • 8:43 am | comments (5) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Google has tons of supported rich snippet markup options including reviews, people, products, businesses and organizations. recipes, events, music, videos, and more. But I've never seen Google show a weather rich snippet before.

Patrick Altoft spotted Google showing rich snippets for snow and weather conditions. Here is a picture:

Google Weather/Snow Conditions Rich Snippets

I've never seen this before and as I look at the source code on that page, I don't see anything that special about the markup to imply rich snippet support.

Maybe there is some sort of tool being used here or a beta with this site for Google to test this out.

Personally, I find this to be a great use of rich snippets in Google.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: You know you've been covering search too much when you forget what you wrote about just two years before. We actually noticed this in January 2011 and it was a feature Google announced back then.

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