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Roanoke gas prices have decreased by two cents



Roanoke, Virginia – GasBuddy’s survey of 155 Roanoke stations found that the average price of petrol has decreased by 2 cents per gallon over the past week, to $3.39 on Monday. In Roanoke, prices are down 2 cents per gallon from one month ago and up 0.4 cents from one year ago. The average price of diesel across the US is at $4.01 per gallon, down 0.4 cents from the previous week.

The most costly station in Roanoke was $3.60/g on Sunday, according to GasBuddy pricing data, while the lowest station was $3.19/g, a difference of 41 cents per gallon. There was a $1.45/g difference in Sunday’s prices, with the lowest being $3.14/g and the highest being $4.59/g in the state.

Today’s nationwide average price of gasoline is $3.64/g, up 4.3 cents over the previous week. According to GasBuddy data culled from more than 11 million weekly price reports spanning over 150,000 gas stations across the nation, the national average is up 10.8 cents per gallon from a month ago and is 1.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

“As the nationwide changeover to summer gasoline is now behind us, at least one of the three factors that had been actively causing prices to rise in the last couple of months is behind us. However, it may take time for the largest pain point to be over: refinery maintenance. The next few weeks should see many refineries wrapping up their work and gasoline output should rise, putting downward pressure on gasoline prices soon,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. “While Israel’s retribution on Iran was somewhat surprising, it was also measured, with Iran virtually not even mentioning it publicly. As such, the price of oil has moved slightly lower, following the de-escalation that now appears to be taking place. I’m hopeful with reduced concern in the Middle East and an end to the seasonal factors pushing prices up that Americans will soon see relief.”

Historical gasoline prices in Roanoke and the national average going back ten years:

April 22, 2023: $3.38/g (U.S. Average: $3.66/g)
April 22, 2022: $3.84/g (U.S. Average: $4.11/g)
April 22, 2021: $2.64/g (U.S. Average: $2.88/g)
April 22, 2020: $1.58/g (U.S. Average: $1.77/g)
April 22, 2019: $2.56/g (U.S. Average: $2.85/g)
April 22, 2018: $2.51/g (U.S. Average: $2.75/g)
April 22, 2017: $2.16/g (U.S. Average: $2.42/g)
April 22, 2016: $1.93/g (U.S. Average: $2.13/g)
April 22, 2015: $2.22/g (U.S. Average: $2.48/g)
April 22, 2014: $3.41/g (U.S. Average: $3.66/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

Greensboro- $3.34/g, down 5.2 cents per gallon from last week’s $3.39/g.
Winston-Salem- $3.33/g, down 6.1 cents per gallon from last week’s $3.39/g.
Virginia- $3.52/g, up 2.2 cents per gallon from last week’s $3.50/g.


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