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Record snowfall recorded this month


February 23, 2018

Snow continues to pile up in the area, as visible in this photograph taken outside the post office in Ekalaka on Tuesday.

Through Tuesday, Ekalaka had received 54.2" of snowfall this winter. The average for the area over an entire winter is 44.0". That average will be going up after this year.

The most snowfall ever recorded over an Ekalaka winter was during 2008-2009, when 95.4" blanketed the area. Comparatively, the record for Miles City is 64.5" (1995-1996) and the record for Billings is 103.5" (2013-2014). Those numbers are according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Were there years with more snowfall that weren't recorded?

During the 2015-2016 winter, Ekalaka had only 22.5" of snowfall. That is th...

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