State gas prices fall in the past week
Connecticut gas prices have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.86/gallon as of July 29, according to a survey of 1,540 stations by GasBuddy.
Gas prices in Connecticut are 2.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 20.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
The cheapest station in Connecticut was priced at $2.63/gallon while the most expensive was $3.49, a difference of 86.0 cents per gallon, according to the survey.
The cheapest price in the entire country today stands at $1.97/gallon while the most expensive is $5.09, a difference of $3.12
The national average price of gasoline has fallen 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.72/gallon. The national average is up 1.8 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 12.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
Historical gasoline prices in Connecticut and the national average going back a decade:
July 29, 2018: $3.07/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g)
July 29, 2017: $2.46/g (U.S. Average: $2.31/g)
July 29, 2016: $2.28/g (U.S. Average: $2.13/g)
July 29, 2015: $2.84/g (U.S. Average: $2.68/g)
July 29, 2014: $3.88/g (U.S. Average: $3.51/g)
July 29, 2013: $4.01/g (U.S. Average: $3.62/g)
July 29, 2012: $3.82/g (U.S. Average: $3.48/g)
July 29, 2011: $4.06/g (U.S. Average: $3.71/g)
July 29, 2010: $2.86/g (U.S. Average: $2.72/g)
July 29, 2009: $2.65/g (U.S. Average: $2.49/g)
Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Waterbury- $2.79/g, up 0.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.79/g.
New Haven- $2.85/g, down 0.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.86/g.
Hartford- $2.80/g, down 3.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.83/g.