Sunshine for Colonel By Day

A statue of Colonel John By stands in Ottawa's Majors Hill Park, Aug. 4, 2014

A sunny holiday Monday is in store in the capital.

Environment Canada's weather forecast for Ottawa calls for a mainly sunny sky Monday with a high of 23 C and a humidex of 25. The UV index is 7, or high.

The sky should be clear overnight with a low of 13 C.

Tuesday's forecast calls for a sunny morning but a cloudy afternoon. The high is 26 C with a humidex of 30.

Plenty of sunshine is in store for Wednesday with a high of 28 C.

Expect highs approaching 30 degrees to end the week.