A sunny and seasonal Victoria Day
People enjoy a sunny day in downtown Ottawa, May 23, 2021. (Jeremie Charron / CTV News Ottawa)
OTTAWA -- It's going to be a lovely holiday Monday, when it comes to the weather.
Environment Canada's forecast for Ottawa includes sunshine and a high of 22 C on Victoria Day, which is about a degree warmer than normal. The UV index is 8, or very high. No humidex is expected.
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Overnight, expect a few clouds to move in. The low is 11 C.
On Tuesday, the sky should remain mainly cloudy and it's going to be muggy. There's a 30 per cent chance of showers and the risk of a thunderstorm in Tuesday's forecast and the high is 27 C with a humidex of 33.
Above-average temperatures linger into Wednesday. The forecast calls for clouds and a high of 26 C, with a 60 per cent chance of showers.
The temperature is expected to drop to below-average highs through the last half of the week, with highs of around 18 C for Thursday and Friday, but the outlook is mainly sunny.