Blue skies and bright sunshine stretch the forecast for Ottawa this weekend and into the next week.
Environment Canada’s forecast for the capital calls for a high of 16°C Saturday with a UV index of 7, or high.
The sky remains clear at night, with a minimum of 2 C, with a chance of frost.
The forecast for Sunday is sunny with a high of 19 C and a UV index of 7. The nighttime low on Monday is 5 C.
As of Monday, temperatures will break into the 20s, peaking at 23 C on Monday, 25 C on Tuesday and 28 C on Wednesday, which could break a record.
Thursday and Friday temperatures of around 30 degrees can also be reached with plenty of sunshine.
The average maximum temperature for this time of year is around 17 C and the minimum temperature around 6 C.