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Idaho gas prices on the rise

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IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Idaho gas prices have risen 12.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.92/g Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 802 stations.

Gas prices in Idaho are 0.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 124.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Idaho is priced at $1.49/g while the most expensive is $3.19/g, a difference of $1.70/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 2.0 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86/g today. The national average is up 7.9 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 99.0 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Historical gasoline prices in Idaho and the national average going back ten years:

  • May 18, 2019: $3.16/g (U.S. Average: $2.85/g)
  • May 18, 2018: $3.12/g (U.S. Average: $2.92/g)
  • May 18, 2017: $2.50/g (U.S. Average: $2.34/g)
  • May 18, 2016: $2.43/g (U.S. Average: $2.25/g)
  • May 18, 2015: $2.80/g (U.S. Average: $2.71/g)
  • May 18, 2014: $3.62/g (U.S. Average: $3.65/g)
  • May 18, 2013: $3.61/g (U.S. Average: $3.64/g)
  • May 18, 2012: $3.82/g (U.S. Average: $3.71/g)
  • May 18, 2011: $3.77/g (U.S. Average: $3.92/g)
  • May 18, 2010: $3.08/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g)

"The recovery in gasoline prices has continued across much of the country thanks to recovery in fuel demand as states re-open and motorists get out of the house as temperatures are more conducive to outdoor activity. Oil prices continue to follow the gasoline-led recovery, with challenges still seen for portions of the refined oil barrel, including diesel and jet fuel," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy.

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