Gas Prices Fall for 11th Straight Week
UNDATED -- Gas prices have fallen for another week.
Gas Buddy says average gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week. We're averaging $3.77.
The national average price of gas has fallen 5.0 cents, averaging $3.81.
However, the national average price of diesel has risen 7.3 cents in the last week and stands at $5.04 per gallon.
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Gas Buddy says the national average for gas has fallen for 11 straight weeks. Gas prices are now $1.20 per gallon lower than mid-June with Americans spending $450 million less on gasoline every day as a result.
LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving
To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.
Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.