Last week was the driest in nearly two months

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - After a stretch of weather that was wet and cool, we finally turned a corner last week. This week will continue the trend of drier weather, but temperatures will be below normal.

Last week’s rainfall of 0.46” was the lowest since the middle of April. And above-normal temperatures have been in short supply until just a couple of weeks ago.

Here’s the week-by-week breakdown of Cedar Rapids' rainfall and how far off the average temperature was from normal:

April 14-20: 0.20", 0.3 degree above normal
April 21-27: 1.05", 0.3 degree above normal
April 28-May 4: 1.32", 7.1 degrees below normal
May 5-11: 0.64", 4.3 degrees below normal
May 12-18: 2.81", 3.3 degrees below normal
May 19-25: 1.51", 2.7 degrees below normal
May 26-June 1: 2.74", 1.6 degrees above normal
June 2-8: 0.46", 3.4 degrees above normal