AZ Gas Prices Rise 1.1¢ Featured

Overall, Arizona gas prices have risen, although not as quickly as the national trend.

Big Idea

  • Oil prices are continuing to push higher
  • The strong demand is global, but production is ramping up slowly
  • Hurricane season is beginning
  • Expect to dig deeper for the second half of the summer
  •


The national average price has risen 2.5¢ per gallon

(June 28, 2021) - Phoenix gas prices have fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.08/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,094 stations in Phoenix. Gas prices in Phoenix are 4.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 68.1 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Phoenix is priced at $2.81/g today while the most expensive is $3.49/g, a difference of 68.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state today is $2.77/g while the highest is $4.19/g, a difference of $1.42/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.09/g today. The national average is up 4.7 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 92.1 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.


Historical gasoline prices in Phoenix and the national average going back ten years:
June 28, 2020: $2.40/g (U.S. Average: $2.17/g)
June 28, 2019: $2.92/g (U.S. Average: $2.71/g)
June 28, 2018: $3.07/g (U.S. Average: $2.86/g)
June 28, 2017: $2.23/g (U.S. Average: $2.24/g)
June 28, 2016: $2.23/g (U.S. Average: $2.29/g)
June 28, 2015: $2.71/g (U.S. Average: $2.78/g)
June 28, 2014: $3.56/g (U.S. Average: $3.68/g)
June 28, 2013: $3.49/g (U.S. Average: $3.51/g)
June 28, 2012: $3.42/g (U.S. Average: $3.36/g)
June 28, 2011: $3.41/g (U.S. Average: $3.54/g) 


Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Arizona- $3.15/g, up 1.1 cents per gallon from last week's $3.14/g.
Las Vegas- $3.67/g, up 2.4 cents per gallon from last week's $3.64/g.
Tucson- $2.94/g, down 0.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.94/g.


"With oil's continued push higher, fueled by continued strong demand globally and production only slowly answering, gasoline prices have had no choice but following the national average last week setting a new 2021 high," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "As we approach July 4, it appears the only way forward is for gas prices to continue their rise as Americans insatiable demand for gasoline continues to be the catalyst for the rise in price. With hurricane season soon coming into its prime, we have plenty of catalysts for a rise in price, and few that could restrain the situation. Motorists should prepare to dig deeper for the second half of the summer, unfortunately."

GasBuddy is the authoritative voice for gas prices and the only source for station-level data spanning nearly two decades. Unlike AAA's once daily survey covering credit card transactions at 100,000 stations and the Lundberg Survey, updated once every two weeks based on 7,000 gas stations, GasBuddy's survey updates 288 times every day from the most diverse list of sources covering nearly 150,000 stations nationwide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date in the country. GasBuddy data is accessible at http://FuelInsights.GasBuddy.com.


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Last modified on Monday, 28 June 2021 06:35
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Patrick De Haan

Patrick De Haan is the head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, and has developed into the leading source for reliable and accurate information on gas price hikes. Recognized as a gasoline price expert, Patrick brings to GasBuddy and our readers all his assets to help consumers by giving reliable and accurate price forecasts.The San Jose Mercury News dubbed Patrick "one of the nation's most accurate forecasters" in 2012.

Besides keeping people up-to-date on the best local gas prices, GasBuddy also offers other ways to save money at the pump.


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