Ottawa’s the capital of balmy sunshine this week.
From a morning low of 2 C, Wednesday’s forecast high is 18 C under clearing skies, according to the Environment and Climate Change Canada forecast.
There’s a UV index of 5 or moderate.
Wednesday night is clear and 5 C.
Thursday is expected to be sunny and 22 C with a UV index of 6 or high. The overnight low is 7 C.
The forecast for Friday is for yet more sunshine and a high of 23 C. There’s a 30 per cent chance of showers Friday night with a low of 10 C.
Saturday’s outlook is sunny with a high of 24 C and low of 9 C.
A few clouds creep in for mixed skies Sunday then there’s a 60 per cent chance of showers Sunday night. The forecast high is 20 C and the low is 8 C.
Monday and Tuesday are expected to be cloudy with highs of 17 C and 14 C.
“Normals” for early April are highs of 9 C and lows of -1 C.
Sunrise is at 6:31 p.m. and sunset is at 7:37 p.m.