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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Utah Has Lowest Gas Prices In The US

Travel with Utah just became easier, thanks to a double-digit drop in gas prices. AAA's gas survey shows the Beehive State has the lowest prices in the US, and that St George has the lowest prices of any metro area tracked by AAA. has this article about the report. Below are excerpts.

Utah’s current average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.92, which is a decrease of 22 cents since last month’s AAA report on December 13. Today’s price is 12 cents higher than a year ago. Of the Utah cities surveyed by AAA, Salt Lake City had the highest average price at $3.10 per gallon. St. George’s price was the lowest at $2.85 per gallon. That was also the lowest price in the country in metro areas tracked by AAA.

The national average price of $3.37 is up by 10 cents, which is 28 cents more than the national price on this date last year, when it was $3.09.

Wailuku, Hawaii, holds the dubious crown for the highest average price in the nation, at $4.36 per gallon. The highest price reported by AAA in the lower 48 states is in Eureka, California, where the average price is $3.88. Among the lower 48 states, the highest average state price reported by AAA was achieved by California, with an average price of $3.70.


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