Gas Prices Rising As Pandemic is Easing in SOME places
If you've been doing a lot of driving you are in the minority. A lot of people haven't been traveling or driving much during the COVID-19 pandemic despite falling gas prices in recent weeks. Now as things are slowly getting to normal in some parts of the country gas prices are going up. In Yakima gas prices are up 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.67/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 91 stations.
GasBuddy says prices in Yakima are 12.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and 58.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Yakima is priced at $2.23/g today while the most expensive is $2.94/g, a difference of 71.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state today is $2.20/g while the highest is $3.34/g, a difference of $1.14/g.
The national average price of gasoline has risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.19/g today.