GAS PRICES REMAIN LOW ACROSS ALABAMA

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Gas prices for Alabamians remain in a manageable state.

The Yellowhammer state has seen gas prices rise 0.4 cents per gallon over the last week, bringing the state average to $2.20 per gallon. Prices are 11.5 cents cheaper than last month and 32.2 cents lower than a year ago.

Alabama’s cheapest gas station is priced at $1.85 per gallon, only 1 cent off the cheapest price in the entire country at $1.84 per gallon. The most expensive station sits at $2.99 per gallon, while the highest in the country is priced at $5.09 per gallon.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 1 cent per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.55 per gallon today. The national average is down 9.9 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 28.7 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Historical gasoline prices in Alabama and the national average going back a decade:
September 9, 2018: $2.52/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g) September 9, 2017: $2.52/g (U.S. Average: $2.66/g) September 9, 2016: $1.94/g (U.S. Average: $2.18/g) September 9, 2015: $2.01/g (U.S. Average: $2.38/g) September 9, 2014: $3.20/g (U.S. Average: $3.43/g) September 9, 2013: $3.32/g (U.S. Average: $3.54/g) September 9, 2012: $3.61/g (U.S. Average: $3.82/g) September 9, 2011: $3.49/g (U.S. Average: $3.65/g) September 9, 2010: $2.50/g (U.S. Average: $2.67/g) September 9, 2009: $2.37/g (U.S. Average: $2.54/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Birmingham- $2.17/g, down 1 cent per gallon from last week’s $2.18/g.
Montgomery- $2.18/g, up 0.8 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.17/g.
Huntsville- $2.25/g, up 0.6 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.25/g.

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