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AZ Gas Drops 1.1¢ This Week
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24 February 2020   Patrick DeHaan

Gas prices are slightly lower, but expect an uptick.

(February 24, 2020) - Arizona gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.69/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,269 stations. Gas prices in Arizona are 5.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 17.6 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Arizona is priced at $2.19/g today while the most expensive is $4.09/g, a difference of $1.90/g. The lowest price in the state today is $2.19/g while the highest is $4.09/g, a difference of $1.90/g. The cheapest price in the entire country today stands at $1.75/g while the most expensive is $99.90/g, a difference of $98.15/g. 

The national average price of gasoline has risen 2.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.47/g today. The national average is down 6.4 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 7.3 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.



Historical gasoline prices in Arizona and the national average going back ten years:
February 24, 2019: $2.51/g (U.S. Average: $2.39/g)
February 24, 2018: $2.43/g (U.S. Average: $2.51/g)
February 24, 2017: $2.17/g (U.S. Average: $2.28/g)
February 24, 2016: $1.52/g (U.S. Average: $1.71/g)
February 24, 2015: $2.25/g (U.S. Average: $2.31/g)
February 24, 2014: $3.27/g (U.S. Average: $3.42/g)
February 24, 2013: $3.69/g (U.S. Average: $3.78/g)
February 24, 2012: $3.63/g (U.S. Average: $3.65/g)
February 24, 2011: $3.25/g (U.S. Average: $3.24/g)
February 24, 2010: $2.61/g (U.S. Average: $2.67/g) 

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Las Vegas- $2.88/g, down 1 cent per gallon from last week's $2.89/g.
Phoenix- $2.93/g, down 0.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.93/g.
Tucson- $2.36/g, down 2.0 cents per gallon from last week's $2.38/g.



"With oil prices having pushed higher in recent weeks, we saw the national average price of gasoline increase for the second straight week. Yet with much unknown after a rocky weekend with the COVID-19 coronavirus spreading into new countries, we still could see the current uptick slow with more countries potentially locking down travel," said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "Over the last decade, the national average typically begins its seasonal rise on February 9, lasting until May 2, during which the average rise is 54 cents per gallon. This year could look much different based on myriad unknowns that continue to fog the situation. It's nearly guaranteed that prices will be higher by April and May, but beyond that, the timing remains completely unknown, as does how the coronavirus will threaten overall gasoline demand."

GasBuddy is the authoritative voice for gas prices and the only source for station-level data spanning nearly two decades. Unlike AAA's once daily survey covering credit card transactions at 100,000 stations and the Lundberg Survey, updated once every two weeks based on 7,000 gas stations, GasBuddy's survey updates 288 times every day from the most diverse list of sources covering nearly 150,000 stations nationwide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date in the country. GasBuddy data is accessible at http://FuelInsights.GasBuddy.com.

SOURCE GasBuddy

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