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Gas prices in Arizona drop over this week

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  • Phoenix gas prices fall about 8.2¢/g
  • The lowest price in Arizona is $2.87/g
  • Diesel is at the lowest price in nearly
  • Refinery maintenance season will soon be in full force, likely putting upward pressure on prices
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Gas prices drop, but higher prices are likely to rise 

Average gasoline prices in Phoenix have fallen 8.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.44/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 1,094 stations in Phoenix. Prices in Phoenix are 6.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 27.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has fallen 7.3 cents in the last week and stands at $4.53 per gallon, the lowest level since March 5, 2022.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Phoenix was priced at $3.10/g yesterday while the most expensive was $3.99/g, a difference of 89.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state yesterday was $2.87/g while the highest was $5.09/g, a difference of $2.22/g.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 7.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.37/g today. The national average is up 10.9 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 10.2 cents per gallon lower 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 Phoenix and the national average going back ten years:

February 13, 2022: $3.72/g (U.S. Average: $3.47/g)

February 13, 2021: $2.54/g (U.S. Average: $2.50/g)

February 13, 2020: $2.94/g (U.S. Average: $2.44/g)

February 13, 2019: $2.43/g (U.S. Average: $2.29/g)

February 13, 2018: $2.35/g (U.S. Average: $2.55/g)

February 13, 2017: $2.12/g (U.S. Average: $2.28/g)

February 13, 2016: $1.63/g (U.S. Average: $1.69/g)

February 13, 2015: $2.09/g (U.S. Average: $2.24/g)

February 13, 2014: $3.24/g (U.S. Average: $3.32/g)

February 13, 2013: $3.53/g (U.S. Average: $3.62/g)


Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

Arizona- $3.40/g, down 7.1 cents per gallon from last week's $3.47/g.

Las Vegas- $3.98/g, up 9.0 cents per gallon from last week's $3.89/g.

Tucson- $3.16/g, down 12.1 cents per gallon from last week's $3.28/g. 


"For a second straight week, the national average price of gasoline has declined, alongside the price of diesel which has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a year," said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. "While diesel prices likely have a long way to fall as inventories continue to improve, gasoline prices in some areas have gone up in the last weeks as the transition to summer gasoline is just around the corner. In addition, GasBuddy data shows that gasoline demand has risen for the third straight week, a trend that will likely continue as we gradually see temperatures warm and the heart of winter moves to the rear view. Also, refinery maintenance season will soon be in full force, likely putting upward pressure on prices. On average, gasoline prices rise between 35 and 85 cents per gallon between March and Memorial Day, so motorists seeing prices fall should enjoy the declines while they last."

GasBuddy is the authoritative voice for gas prices and the only source for station-level data. 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, 14 February 2023 01:28
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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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