The crawl archive for March 2019 is now available! It contains 2.55 billion web pages or 210 TiB of uncompressed content, crawled between March 18th and 27th.
The March crawl contains page captures of 660 million URLs not contained in any crawl archive before. New URLs are sampled based on the host and domain ranks (harmonic centrality) published as part of the Nov/Dec/Jan 2018/2019 webgraph data set from the following sources:
- sitemaps, RSS and Atom feeds
- a breadth-first side crawl within a maximum of 6 links (“hops”) away from the homepages of the top 60 million hosts and domains
- a random sample of outlinks taken from WAT files of the February crawl
Archive Location and Download
The March crawl archive is located in the commoncrawl bucket at crawl-data/CC-MAIN-2019-13/.
To assist with exploring and using the dataset, we provide gzipped files which list all segments, WARC, WAT and WET files.
By simply adding either s3://commoncrawl/ or https://commoncrawl.s3.amazonaws.com/ to each line, you end up with the S3 and HTTP paths respectively.
File List #Files Total Size
Segments CC-MAIN-2019-13/segment.paths.gz 100 WARC files CC-MAIN-2019-13/warc.paths.gz 56000 49.09
WAT files CC-MAIN-2019-13/wat.paths.gz 56000 17.37
WET files CC-MAIN-2019-13/wet.paths.gz 56000 7.47
Robots.txt files CC-MAIN-2019-13/robotstxt.paths.gz 56000 0.17
Non-200 responses files CC-MAIN-2019-13/non200responses.paths.gz 56000 1.63
URL index files CC-MAIN-2019-13/cc-index.paths.gz 302 0.19
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