Gasoline prices in Arkansas have fallen 7.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.35 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,826 stations in Arkansas.
This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.6 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.62 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.
Average gasoline prices on Nov. 18 in Arkansas have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.28 in 2017, $1.90 in 2016, $1.95 in 2015, $2.70 in 2014 and $2.96 in 2013.
Including the change locally during the past week, prices yesterday were 7.0 cents per gallon higher than a year ago and are 26.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has dropped 24.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 7.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.
Areas near Arkansas and their current gas price climate:
Memphis: $2.40, down 7.8 cents per gallon from last week's $2.48.
Little Rock: $2.38, down 7.1 cents per gallon from last week's $2.45.
Shreveport- $2.21, down 6.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.28.
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