OTTAWA, On. — For a second day in a row, Ottawa unofficially smashed a weather record. Thursday’s temperature hit 34.6 degrees, beating the previous record of 33.9 degrees, set in 1941.

On Wednesday, Ottawa hit a record high of 35 degrees, which would beat the 1988 record of 34.8 degrees for June 20th. Ottawa was also the hottest city in Canada on Wednesday.

Summer officially arrived on Wednesday as Environment Canada issued a humidex advisory for Ottawa, Gatineau, and most of Eastern Ontario.

The heat and humidity are expected to break by Friday with the passage of a cold front.