OTTAWA -- The calendar may say fall but hot, humid weather will briefly return to the capital on Monday. 

Environment Canada is forecasting a high of 27 C, feeling like 32 with the humidex factored in.  

Showers are expected to begin overnight and continue off and on for the next few days. 

Tuesday: Showers and 17 C 

Wednesday: 18 C and showers 

Thursday: 16 C with a 40 per cent chance of showers  

Sunshine will return toward the end of the week with cooler temperatures.  

The average daytime high for this time of year is 17 C.