Average retail gasoline prices in Fresno have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.09/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.85/g, according to gasoline price website FresnoGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Fresno during the past week, prices yesterday were 5.3 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 14.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 0.7 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 1.5 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.
"Average gasoline prices nationally continue to slowly drop," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "I'll go on the record and say that come Wednesday, I expect the national average in the U.S. will actually be lower than it was on the same day in 2011.