OTTAWA – Get your warm jackets out — a cold stretch of weather is forecast for the nation’s capital.
According to 1310 NEWS meteorologist Jill Taylor, the temperature will drop to about 5 C Monday afternoon and will likely be below average for the next two weeks.
The overnight lows for this week are also forecast below average. The temperature could dip as low at minus 9 C overnight Friday.
Looking ahead to Remembrance Day on Saturday, the high only expected to reach zero.
The average high for this time of year is around 7 degrees, the average low is 0.
Jill Taylor’s Ottawa Forecast:
Today: Showers ending around 5:30 a.m. then some clearing with gusty wind.
Guaranteed high 14 was reached early this morning.
Temperature falling to 5 this afternoon.
Wind out of the west-north-west to 30km/hour.
Tonight: Clear and cold.
Low near minus 4.
Tomrorow: Sun and cloud.
High near 6.
Wednesday: Sun and cloud.
High near 8.
Thursday: Mainly cloudy.
High near 8.
Friday: Sun and cloud.
High near minus 3
Saturday: Remembrance Day: Mainly sunny.
High near 0.
According to records from 1939-2016
Record high: 23.9 (1938)
Record low: -15.6 (1951)
Greatest rainfall: 10.4mm (1988)
Greatest snowfall: 4.8cm (1987)
Average high: 7
Average low: 0