Gas Prices UP by 8-Cents and Diesel Remains in the $3.60 Range

Jul 24, 2023 at 06:32 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 8.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.16/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 6.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 74.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has risen 2.7 cents in the last week and stands at $3.83 per gallon.

In Rutherford County on Monday morning, average gas prices were recorded at $3.21 per gallon for regular unleaded, according to AAA – the Auto Club. West of Murfreesboro in Williamson County, the average price per gallon is hovering at $3.48, which is currently the highest average price in the Volunteer State. South of Murfreesboro in Bedford County, regular unleaded is averaging $3.17 per gallon. Cannon County is seeing an average price tag of $3.18 per gallon and Wilson County’s average price is $3.17 per gallon. Gas in nearby Music City is selling for an average price of $3.29 per gallon.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.55/g today. The national average is down 0.4 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 78.0 cents per gallon lower 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.

10-Year History of Gas Prices in TN and the U.S.
July 24, 2022: $3.91/g (U.S. Average: $4.33/g)
July 24, 2021: $2.83/g (U.S. Average: $3.14/g)
July 24, 2020: $1.89/g (U.S. Average: $2.18/g)
July 24, 2019: $2.48/g (U.S. Average: $2.75/g)
July 24, 2018: $2.58/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g)
July 24, 2017: $2.04/g (U.S. Average: $2.27/g)
July 24, 2016: $1.92/g (U.S. Average: $2.15/g)
July 24, 2015: $2.43/g (U.S. Average: $2.73/g)
July 24, 2014: $3.32/g (U.S. Average: $3.54/g)
July 24, 2013: $3.44/g (U.S. Average: $3.66/g)

Nearby areas and their current gas prices:
Chattanooga- $3.13/g, up 17.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.96/g.
Nashville- $3.27/g, up 12.3 cents per gallon from last week's $3.15/g.
Huntsville- $3.17/g, up 7.2 cents per gallon from last week's $3.09/g.

DIESEL - If you drive a diesel-powered vehicle in Tennessee, the price of fuel is averaging $3.63 per gallon today (Monday), which is the exact same price of diesel last month. One year ago, diesel was selling for $5.15 per gallon. That’s a difference of $1.52 per gallon.

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