Like I was saying, if I go for the last month a very different picture emerges:
The two spikes are from July and December 2016.
I had commented on the July spike in this post: Russia, if you are listening... I think the stats reported in that post are for a week.
Putting things into perspective, here is the list of my all time most popular posts:
Good to see old Airfix taking out the top two spots.