WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen for the past 10 straight weeks, but they are not falling at the same rate as in recent weeks.
Average gasoline prices in North Carolina fell 7.0 cents per gallon last week, averaging $3.57/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 6,092 stations in Carolina. North. North Carolina prices are 48.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 69.6 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.
According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in North Carolina was priced at $3.17/g yesterday, while the most expensive was $5.49/g, a difference of 2.32 $/g.
The national average gasoline price fell 5.1 cents per gallon last week to an average of $3.86/g today. The national average is down 51.3 cents per gallon from a month ago and is 72.2 cents per gallon higher than a year ago, according to GasBuddy data compiled from of over 11 million weekly price reports covering over 150,000 service stations across the country.
“While some regions saw gasoline prices rise slightly last week, the national average saw another weekly decline, extending the streak to ten straight weeks. rebounded, but the West Coast and the Northeast of the United States are regions that could still see gas prices fall, while the South and the Midwest see the decline fade and potentially slight increases”, Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, said, “In addition to lower gasoline prices, the average diesel price fell below $5 per gallon for the first time since March, which probably helped calm the aggressive inflation figures. So far, Mother Nature has spared us the disruption caused by hurricanes, but that’s still a wild card as we head into the peak of hurricane season.