Weekly gas roundup: Prices inch up 2.9 cents over past week
The average price of gas in Alabama rose 2.9 cents over the past week, up to an average of $3.08 a gallon as of Monday, according to GasBuddy‘s survey of 3,348 gas stations in Alabama.
That’s 17 cents a gallon lower than this time last month and $1.20 per gallon lower than this time last year.
Nationally, prices stayed the same, averaging $3.51 a gallon as of Monday. That’s down 14.7 cents from this time last month and down $1.07 from this time last year.
The average national price of diesel fell 3.2 cents over the past week, down to an average of $3.94 a gallon.
“In the run up to Memorial Day, the national average price of gas has seen little overall movement over the last week. I think we’ll see prices rise slightly as we get closer to Memorial Day,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. “I continue to be optimistic that the national average will remain under $4 per gallon for most of, if not the entire summer.”
According to GasBuddy price reports:
- The cheapest gas station in Alabama was priced at $2.82 a gallon as of Sunday
- The most expensive gas station in Alabama was priced at $3.69 a gallon as of Sunday
Around Tuscaloosa, you can get gas as low as $2.88. Check out where right here.