Ottawa·Weather

This forecast laughs in the face of seasonal norms

Today's low is several degrees below normal in Ottawa, tomorrow's high is way above it.

Today's low is several degrees below normal, tomorrow's high is way above it

The Minto Bridge over the Rideau River near Sussex Drive in Ottawa. The sun will fade away as the afternoon goes on and likely not show itself again until Thursday. (CBC)

Another unseasonably chilly start to the day in and around Ottawa.

Waking up on Tuesday, the weather will be around 5 C. 

Skies will cloud over late in the morning with showers likely starting late in the afternoon — an hour or two earlier in the Kingston area.

While today's low is several degrees below normal, tomorrow's high is way above it.

Tonight's low in Ottawa is 18 C — 14 degrees higher than Monday night's low — then Wednesday's high is 26 C, feeling like 32 with the humidity.

As often happens, there's a chance of overnight and early morning thunderstorms with this humid air.

In Maniwaki, the overnight low tonight of 15 C is higher than the daytime high of 13 C. That area is not expected to get as much humidity or be as warm tomorrow.

Wednesday night has a slight chance of showers, but returns to more of a normal temperature pattern for mid-September.

Looking a bit further ahead, it's forecasted to rain on CityFolk in the Glebe on Friday and potentially during the day Saturday, though much may change between now and then.

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