Gas Prices Fall, Down 48 Cents in Past Year

The average price per gallon for all formulations of regular gasoline was $3.37 per gallon in September, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports. That is a 24 cent decrease from August prices, and down 48 cents from a year ago.

Diesel fuel was $3.90 per gallon in September from $3.98 last month.

Gas Prices

Gas Prices Fall, Down 48 Cents in Past Year

Prices per gallon of regular gas decreased in all U.S. regions in September. They declined the most in the Midwest region, falling 36 cents.

  • East Coast: $3.36 from $3.61 last month.
  • Midwest: $3.28 from $3.63 last month.
  • Gulf Coast: $3.13 from $3.41 last month.
  • Rocky Mountain: $3.51 from $3.63 last month.
  • West Coast: $3.74 from $3.75 last month.

From a year ago, gas prices are down in all 5 U.S. regions. The Midwest prices have experienced the greatest change and are down 59 cents from September 2012.

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