Utah gas prices have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.26 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,171 stations. Gas prices in Utah are 9.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and 83.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Utah was priced at $1.98 per gallon June 22 while the most expensive was $2.69 per gallon, a difference of 71 cents per gallon.
The national average price of gasoline has risen 1.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.12 per gallon Monday. The national average is up 17.2 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 52.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
“The resurgence in gasoline demand is also pushing oil prices to their highest level in months, fueling gas prices to rebound as Americans try to find some sense of normalcy amidst the ongoing COVID-19 situation,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy.