Average gas prices fall nearly 15 cents in last week, according to GasBuddy

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This picture depicts the octanes of gasoline at a gas pump(MGN Online)
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 10:45 AM CDT
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Average gasoline prices in the River City have fallen 14.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.04/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 148 stations in Peoria.

Prices in Peoria are 13.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.77/g higher than a year ago. The price of diesel has fallen 6.3 cents nationally in the past week and stands at $5.72 per gallon.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Peoria was priced at $4.73/g yesterday while the most expensive was $5.29/g, a difference of 56.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state yesterday was $4.38/g while the highest was $6.79/g, a difference of $2.41/g.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 10.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.78/g today. The national average is down 7.2 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands $1.66/g higher 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.

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