Billings had its second-snowiest February on record last month, adding 32.4 inches of powder to a year that already ranks in the top 10 for snowfall, according to the National Weather Service.
Multiple heavy snowstorms struck the Magic City last month, but didn't quite add up to the all-time record since the National Weather Service began keeping track in 1934.
That happened in February 2014, when 37 inches of snow fell at the official NWS weather station at the Billings Logan International Airport.
For the current snow year, which runs July 1 through June 30, Billings has gotten 76.9 inches of snow, already making it the ninth-snowiest year of all time.
The extended cold weather has caused a buildup of ice on many Eastern Montana rivers and streams, including the Yellowstone River, according t…