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Gas prices falling like the snow

Average gasoline prices in Colorado have fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.40/gal Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 2,158 stations in Colorado. Prices in Colorado are 24.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 12.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has risen 2.3 cents in the last week and stands at $5.34 per gallon.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Colorado was priced at $2.75/gal Monday while the most expensive was $4.49/gal, a difference of $1.74/gal. The lowest price in the state was $2.75/g while the highest was $4.49/gal, a difference of $1.74/gal.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.76/gal today. The national average is down 14.3 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 36.3 cents per gallon 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.



Historical gasoline prices in Colorado and the national average going back ten years:




  • Nov. 14, 2021: $3.52/gal (U.S. Average: $3.40/gal)
  • Nov. 14 ,2020: $2.20/gal (U.S. Average: $2.13/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2019: $2.86/gal (U.S. Average: $2.62/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2018: $2.87/gal (U.S. Average: $2.67/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2017: $2.59/gal (U.S. Average: $2.57/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2016: $2.09/gal (U.S. Average: $2.15/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2015: $2.02/gal (U.S. Average: $2.17/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2014: $2.96/gal (U.S. Average: $2.90/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2013: $3.16/gal (U.S. Average: $3.18/gal)
  • Nov. 14, 2012: $3.43/gal (U.S. Average: $3.44/gal)

“After rising the week prior, the national average has changed directions again, posting a modest weekly decline with prices dropping in a majority of states. The decline has been partly driven by Great Lakes states, where prices fell by 15-25 cents per gallon due to an improvement in the refining situation, and also oil prices, which fell back under $90 per barrel last week,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy.

“With oil prices remaining volatile, the outlook is murky,” he said. “But I’m hopeful in the lead up to Thanksgiving we’ll see prices declining in more states, while others may not be quite as lucky. Regardless, we’ll still be seeing the most expensive Thanksgiving Day prices on record.”

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