Google updated the Top Search Queries data thereby considering the average top position; it allowed programmatic download and made sure users could still get all the queries that drive traffic on their site.

Meanwhile, Google also offered users more search queries data – a feature that enables users to be able to identify up to 90 days of their historical data. If a user clicks on the date picker in the top right of search queries, they can go back three months instead of the previous 35 days.

For one to see the 90 days, an option that allows them to view with changes will be disabled. If you want to see changes regarding to the previous time period, the limit remains 30 days. Changes are put out of action by default but a user can switch them on and off with the button between the graph and the table. Top search queries data is usually obtainable within 2 or 3 days.

Apart from the above, Google made another improvement in Webmaster Tools whereby users can now see basic search query data as soon as they verify ownership of a site – there is no more waiting to view your data.

In a statement, Javier Tordable, a Tech Lead for Google’s Webmaster Tools said, “Finally, we’re now collecting data for the top 2000 queries for which your site gets clicks. You may see less than 2000 if we didn’t record any clicks for a particular query in a given day, or if your query data is spread out among many countries or languages.”

A good example regarding the above sentiments is that a search for flowers on Google Canada is counted separately from a search for flowers on google.com.

Source: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2012/04/even-more-top-search-queries-data.html