GAS PRICES SLIGHTLY UP ACROSS ALABAMA

Gas prices in Alabama have risen over the past week.

Alabamians have seen gas prices rise 0.9 cents per gallon since last week, bringing the state average to $2.21 per gallon. Prices are 5.7 cents lower than a month ago and 30.3 cents per gallon cheaper than a year ago.

The cheapest gas station in Alabama sits at $2.05 per gallon while the most expensive tops out at $2.69 per gallon.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.55 per gallon today. The national average is 6.5 cents cheaper than last month and 28.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Historical gasoline prices in Alabama and the national average going back a decade:
September 16, 2018: $2.52/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g) September 16, 2017: $2.50/g (U.S. Average: $2.61/g) September 16, 2016: $1.95/g (U.S. Average: $2.19/g) September 16, 2015: $1.96/g (U.S. Average: $2.30/g) September 16, 2014: $3.14/g (U.S. Average: $3.37/g) September 16, 2013: $3.26/g (U.S. Average: $3.50/g) September 16, 2012: $3.65/g (U.S. Average: $3.86/g) September 16, 2011: $3.44/g (U.S. Average: $3.60/g) September 16, 2010: $2.58/g (U.S. Average: $2.73/g) September 16, 2009: $2.34/g (U.S. Average: $2.53/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Birmingham- $2.19/g, up 0.6 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.19/g.
Montgomery- $2.18/g, unchanged from last week’s $2.18/g.
Huntsville- $2.26/g, up 1 cent per gallon from last week’s $2.25/g.

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