How can I improve this plot?
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Hi all! I'm asking a little but of support for solving a small issue concerning the following plot:
I would like to improve its readability because for large time spans, all you can see are small spikes of non-zero data basically. Which is absolutely correct, but hard to interpret.
I tried to use 30 days or 60 days movmean (over a total time span of 15 years) to smooth the underlying data being plotted, but unfortunately the obtained result, despite the readability improvement, wasn't so great. All the other smoothing functions I tried completely messed up the plot, which must represent a zero-inflated value.
I was looking for a good solution half-way between a movmean and raw data. Something that can preserve the original magnitude and spikes, providing a visual improvement of the "trend". A sort of interpolation over high and low spikes of data. Something like this (sorry, I'm really bad at drawing):
Can you suggest me a way to obtain that?
I attached the test data I'm using to produce the plot above.