If it's time to fill the tank the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Yakima is up 6.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.74 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's survey of 91 stations in Yakima. Prices in Yakima are 14.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 16.2 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.


The average cost of gas in the state is sitting at $5.02 up from $5.01 last week. The national average price of diesel has risen 12.3 cents in the last week and stands at $4.27 per gallon.


According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in the valley is in Wapato priced at $4.20 per gallon. GasBuddy officials say the national average price of gasoline has risen 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.82 per gallon Monday.


Historical gasoline prices in Yakima and the national average going back ten years:
August 14, 2022: $4.58/g (U.S. Average: $3.92/g)
August 14, 2021: $3.80/g (U.S. Average: $3.17/g)
August 14, 2020: $2.68/g (U.S. Average: $2.18/g)
August 14, 2019: $3.15/g (U.S. Average: $2.64/g)
August 14, 2018: $3.30/g (U.S. Average: $2.86/g)
August 14, 2017: $2.77/g (U.S. Average: $2.34/g)
August 14, 2016: $2.51/g (U.S. Average: $2.12/g)
August 14, 2015: $3.04/g (U.S. Average: $2.66/g)
August 14, 2014: $3.86/g (U.S. Average: $3.47/g)
August 14, 2013: $3.79/g (U.S. Average: $3.52/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Tacoma- $4.97/g, up 2.4 cents per gallon from last week's $4.95/g.
Seattle- $5.11/g, unchanged  from last week's $5.11/g.
Washington- $4.97/g, up 1.9 cents per gallon from last week's $4.96/g.

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