Above seasonal temperatures for Thanksgiving Monday in Ottawa

A cloudy start to Thanksgiving along the Rideau Canal. (Josh Pringle/CTV News Ottawa)

An unseasonably warm Thanksgiving Day is in the forecast for Ottawa, and the above normal temperatures will stick around all week.

Environment Canada's forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud today, with a high of 23 C. With the humidex it will feel like 28 degrees.

There is a 30 per cent chance of showers in the morning.

The record for warmest Oct. 11 in Ottawa history is 27.2 C, set back in 1949.

Tonight will see a few clouds, a low of 13 C.

The shortened work week begins Tuesday with a mix of sun and cloud, a high of 23 C.

Wednesday will be cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of showers. A high of 19 C.

The outlook for Thursday and Friday is a mix of sun and cloud for both days. The high Thursday will be 19 C, followed by 20 C on Friday.

The normal temperatures for this time of year are a high of 13 C, and a low of 4 C.