Weekly gas roundup: Prices rise 0.8 cents in Alabama
Average gas prices in Alabama rose 0.8 cents per gallon over the past week, up to an average of $3.06 a gallon as of Monday, according to GasBuddy‘s survey of 3,348 gas stations in Alabama.
That’s 3 cents lower than this time last month and $1.19 lower than this time last year.
Nationally, prices remained stagnant at $3.50 a gallon. The national average of diesel fuel fell 1.3 cents a gallon over the past week, down to $3.79 a gallon.
“After declining going into July 4, average gasoline prices have struggled to find much momentum in either direction as the price of crude oil has continued to bounce around,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. “I don’t see much chance of a major break out of the tight range we’ve held since April, but there is rising risk for hurricane season and potential disruptions as major forecaster Colorado State University released its third forecast for 2023 hurricane season, showing a sharp uptick in the number of expected major hurricanes.”
According to GasBuddy price reports:
- The cheapest gas in Alabama was priced at $2.54 a gallon as of Sunday
- The most expensive gas in Alabama was priced at $3.69 a gallon as of Sunday
Around Tuscaloosa, you can get gas as low as $2.81. Check out where right here.