Today I looked at the Tor Metrics for the first time. I was surprised by the data on the number of direct users. It appears that the number of users has recently decreased by 50% in the past month. Below is a screenshot from Tor Metrics. Does anyone know what's causing this? This was my first time looking at Tor Metrics, so perhaps it's caused by delays in data gathering? Just curious.
This is a known issue with Tor metrics that shouldn't occur anymore. What happened was that partial data for a given date was included in the graph generation. When you look at the metrics website now, the issue is gone.