Gas prices rise but downturn is expected

Utah gas prices have risen 8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.93 per gallon on Monday, Aug. 5, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,171 stations. Gas prices in Utah are 6.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 20.2 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Utah is priced at $2.62 per gallon, while the most expensive is $3.79 per gallon, a difference of $1.17 per gallon, a difference of $1.17 per gallon. The cheapest price in the entire country Monday stood at $1.97 per gallon, while the most expensive was $5.09 per gallon.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.70/g today. The national average is down 5.6 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 15.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.