(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 17.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.09/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 50.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.25/g higher than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has declined 10.8 cents in the last week and stands at $5.54 per gallon.
RUTHERFORD CO. GAS PRICES: (Reg. Unleaded) - Early Monday (07/18/22) morning, WGNS took a look at the average gas price throughout Rutherford County – and this is what we confirmed… In Murfreesboro, the average price per gallon for 87-Octane rings in at $3.75. In Smyrna, the average price-per-gallon is $3.89. For LaVergne, their average is a bit higher at $4.01 per gallon. If you look at the entire county (Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne prices), the average price per gallon for regular unleaded comes in at $3.88.
LAST WEEK’S GAS PRICES for RUTHERFORD CO. - As a whole, Rutherford County gas prices are down by an average of 17-cents per gallon for regular unleaded this week, when compared to last week (Week of July 11th). Last week in Murfreesboro, gas was selling for an average of $3.93 per gallon. In Smyrna, the average price for regular unleaded was $4.07 per gallon. LaVergne saw average prices at $4.16 per gallon.
RUTHERFORD CO. GAS PRICES: (Premium Fuel) - The picture changes considerably if you look at premium grade fuel, which many cars require. For Rutherford County, the average cost of premium fuel in Murfreesboro is $4.29 per gallon. In Smyrna, the average cost of Premium at the pump is $4.59 per gallon. LaVergne was the highest costing city in Rutherford County for Premium fuel, equaling $4.82 per gallon. Rutherford County as a whole has an average cost of $4.56 per gallon for Premium gas.
The national average price of gasoline has fallen 15.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.51/g today. The national average is down 47.9 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands $1.35/g higher than a year ago, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million weekly price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country.
Historic Gas Prices and U.S. Average Going Back 10-years:
July 18, 2021: $2.85/g (U.S. Average: $3.16/g)
July 18, 2020: $1.90/g (U.S. Average: $2.20/g)
July 18, 2019: $2.51/g (U.S. Average: $2.78/g)
July 18, 2018: $2.60/g (U.S. Average: $2.86/g)
July 18, 2017: $2.01/g (U.S. Average: $2.26/g)
July 18, 2016: $1.96/g (U.S. Average: $2.20/g)
July 18, 2015: $2.47/g (U.S. Average: $2.76/g)
July 18, 2014: $3.36/g (U.S. Average: $3.58/g)
July 18, 2013: $3.44/g (U.S. Average: $3.67/g)
July 18, 2012: $3.15/g (U.S. Average: $3.42/g)
Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
• Chattanooga- $3.94/g, down 17.5 cents per gallon from last week's $4.11/g.
• Nashville- $4.11/g, down 19.6 cents per gallon from last week's $4.31/g.
• Huntsville- $4.09/g, down 17.6 cents per gallon from last week's $4.26/g.
“We've seen the national average price of gasoline decline for a fifth straight week, with the pace of recent declines accelerating to some of the most significant we've seen in years. This trend is likely to reach a sixth straight week, with prices likely to fall again this week. Barring major hurricanes, outages or unexpected disruptions, I forecast the national average to fall to $3.99/gal by mid-August," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. "So far, we've seen the national average drop for 34 straight days, with over 25,000 stations now back at $3.99 per gallon or less, and thousands more stations will join this week. In addition, we will see several states fall back under an average of $4, the majority being in the south, but that could spread to more states in the weeks ahead.”
SOURCE: 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 and the Lundberg Survey, updated once every two weeks based on a small fraction of U.S. gasoline 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://prices.GasBuddy.com.
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