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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