Arizona Gas Prices Stable For Now Featured

Arizona gas prices are unchanged from last week. 

Big Idea

  • Arizona gas prices are unchanged from last week
  • Phoenix prices have fallen 0.8¢
  • The tide may soon turn on gas prices
  • Don’t worry, Las Vegas and California are still more expensive
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Is there a gas price decline in the near future?

  (August 9, 2021) - Phoenix gas prices have fallen 0.8 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 2.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 68.6 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Phoenix is priced at $2.79/g today while the most expensive is $3.69/g, a difference of 90.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state today is $2.76/g while the highest is $4.40/g, a difference of $1.64/g.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.18/g today. The national average is up 3.5 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands $1.02/g higher than a year ago.


Historical gasoline prices in Phoenix and the national average going back ten years:
August 9, 2020: $2.39/g (U.S. Average: $2.16/g)
August 9, 2019: $2.81/g (U.S. Average: $2.65/g)
August 9, 2018: $2.90/g (U.S. Average: $2.87/g)
August 9, 2017: $2.18/g (U.S. Average: $2.36/g)
August 9, 2016: $1.99/g (U.S. Average: $2.12/g)
August 9, 2015: $2.75/g (U.S. Average: $2.60/g)
August 9, 2014: $3.46/g (U.S. Average: $3.47/g)
August 9, 2013: $3.47/g (U.S. Average: $3.56/g)
August 9, 2012: $3.27/g (U.S. Average: $3.66/g)
August 9, 2011: $3.30/g (U.S. Average: $3.64/g) 

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Arizona- $3.19/g, unchanged  from last week's $3.19/g.
Las Vegas- $4.03/g, up 3.3 cents per gallon from last week's $4.00/g.
Tucson- $2.94/g, unchanged  from last week's $2.94/g.


"Motorists have seen average gas prices edge slightly higher over the last week, even as the price of oil saw selling pressure. This leads me to believe that the tide may soon turn on gas prices, so long as we don't see hurricanes target the country. In addition, GasBuddy data showed a decline in gasoline demand last week as we inch towards the end of the summer driving season, a time when demand softens," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "With the factors that drive prices higher now softening, I'm hopeful that in the next few weeks, we'll start to see average gas prices declining. However, motorists shouldn't get too excited yet - larger declines will likely not come until late September and October, as we transition back to cheaper winter gasoline."

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, 09 August 2021 05:55
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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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