There was a humidex on this late October day

It has been a warm fall day in the capital; so warm that Environment Canada recorded a humidex in the afternoon.

The temperature reached 20.1 C at 4 p.m. with a humidex of 25. 

Ottawa is in the midst of a summerlike heatwave, with at least one more day of above-average temperatures in the forecast.

While Tuesdat was warm, it didn’t break a temperatur record. The record-high for Oct. 25 is 23.9 C.   

A chance of periods of drizzle is in the overnight forecast with a low of 12 C, which is still well above the average low of around 1 C.

It will be even warmer in Ottawa Wednesday with humidity later in the day. The forecast high is 22 C with a humidex of 25 The record-high for Oct. 26 is 22.2 C.

Expect mainly cloudy skies and a chance of drizzle during the day and showers in the evening.

Things will cool down on Thursday – expect a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 11 C. Friday’s forecast high is in the single-digits.

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