Virginia ranks 7th in cheapest gas prices

Marcus Newton
August 9, 2017

The national average increased 7.3 cents per gallon during the past month and stood 21.6 cents per gallon higher than the same time previous year.

Gasoline prices are on the rise as the summer driving season kicks into high gear.

According to, prices on Cape Cod range from $2.25 to $2.62.

In Missouri, prices rose 4.6 cents per gallon for the week ended yesterday to $2.11 per gallon.

Including the change in gas prices in Dayton during the past week, prices on Sunday were 11.2 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 9.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

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AAA unveiled their look at gas prices in the Sunshine State and across the nation on Monday. In nearby San Bernardino, the average cost of fuel was $2.86 per gallon and in Riverside, it was $2.91 per gallon.

Austin- $2.12/g, up 5.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.06/g. Americans are driving more miles, increasing demand at the pump, and US oil prices recently returned to the $50-per-barrel mark. That price is still above the national average of $2.33 a gallon, which is a 2.1 cents per gallon increase. In June, prices hit a low of around $2.23 a gallon.

Springfield's gas prices this morning were well below the state average, which increased alongside national figures during the past week.

Of the 10 regularly reported Kansas cities (see chart), all experienced price increases in the past week, AAA Kansas notes.

Officials attribute the rising prices to demand, which peaks in the summer.

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