Arizona Gas Prices Jump 8.1¢ Featured

Gas prices fall in most of the country, but continue to rise in Arizona


Big Idea

  • 12 gallons of gas costs more than $10 above what you paid a year ago
  • It’s possible that gas prices could decline, there remains a very high level of uncertainty
  • In Phoenix, gas prices have risen 1.5¢ more than last week
  • Overall, in Arizona, prices increased by over 8¢
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Gas Prices in Phoenix stand $1.56 higher than a year ago


(November 29, 2021) - Phoenix gas prices have risen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.83/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,094 stations in Phoenix. Gas prices in Phoenix are 24.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.56/g higher than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Phoenix is priced at $3.54/g today while the most expensive is $4.29/g, a difference of 75.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state today is $2.99/g while the highest is $4.99/g, a difference of $2.00/g.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.37/g today. The national average is down 1.4 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands $1.26/g higher than a year ago.


Historical gasoline prices in Phoenix and the national average going back five years:
November 29, 2020: $2.27/g (U.S. Average: $2.11/g)
November 29, 2019: $3.03/g (U.S. Average: $2.59/g)
November 29, 2018: $2.86/g (U.S. Average: $2.48/g)
November 29, 2017: $2.34/g (U.S. Average: $2.49/g)
November 29, 2016: $2.06/g (U.S. Average: $2.15/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Arizona- $3.75/g, up 8.1 cents per gallon from last week's $3.67/g.
Las Vegas- $3.91/g, down 2.7 cents per gallon from last week's $3.93/g.
Tucson- $3.55/g, up 1 cent per gallon from last week's $3.54/g.



"Gas price declines are slowly picking up momentum. With oil's recent fall and the jury out on a new Covid variant, Omicron, we could be in store for lower prices based on many countries turning back to travel restrictions, limiting oil demand and potentially accelerating the drop in gas prices," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. "There remains a very high level of uncertainty ahead of us as OPEC has also delayed its meetings to await more market movements and information on Omicron. But so far, Americans can expect the new variant to push gas prices even lower. Beyond the next few weeks, it remains nearly impossible to predict where oil and gas prices will head, though turbulence is guaranteed."

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://prices.GasBuddy.com.


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Last modified on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 04:10
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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.

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