Recent Uptick in Gas Prices Should Come Back Down

Herbert Rhodes
July 11, 2017

Gas prices are showing their first signs of rising, or at least slowing the decrease, in the past month.

AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.

The New York state average on Sunday was 7.2 cents lower than a month ago but 2.2 cents higher than a year ago.

The average price of gasoline in Rhode Island is 1 cent lower than it was at this time previous year.

AAA Northeast said Monday that the price of self-serve, regular is averaging $2.17 per gallon.

Nationally, the price of gas increased by 3.4 percent in the same time period.

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Average prices were down 2 cents in Livonia, to $2.37, and a penny less in Mount Morris, to $2.35; Leicester, to $2.37; Lima to $2.38; and Geneseo, to $2.39.

According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on July 10 in Sacramento have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.71/g in 2016, $3.27/g in 2015, $4.03/g in 2014, $3.82/g in 2013 and $3.62/g in 2012.

Omaha- $2.30/g, up 14.0 cents per gallon from last week's $2.16/g. That's three cents more than it was last week, a news release stated.

". Prices may fluctuate mildly in the weeks ahead, but we'll be bouncing near the summer low price for some time", DeHaan added.

Nationally, the upward trend continued Sunday, with fuel averaging $2.26 across the US, up from $2.23 seven days earlier, AAA said.

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