Gas prices across the U.S. are down an average of 11 cents this week. the biggest drop in price was in the Rocky Mountain region of the country, where gas prices dropped an average of 16 cents, followed by the Midwest where prices dopped 13 cents. This weeks' price drop brings the U.S. 27-week average to $3.14, 50 cents lower than the 27-week high of $3.64.

Colorado saw the largest plunge in gasonline prices, seeing gas hit $2.15 after being at $2.32 last week. The 17 cent drop brings the 27-week avarage for Colorado to $3.24. Minnesota, Ohio and Texas all saw 14 cent decreases in gas prices.

Overall, gas prices in the U.S. have been falling since the first of the month.

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Retail Gasoline Prices (Mon)
 
 
U.S. / Regions Mon
Dec 01
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Dec 08
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Dec 15
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Dec 29
Change Report
  U.S. 2.74 2.63 2.50 2.34 2.23 -0.11 Report
  East Coast 2.79 2.71 2.61 2.50 2.41 -0.09 Report
  New England 2.98 2.90 2.79 2.68 2.61 -0.07 Report
  Central Atlantic 3.02 2.94 2.83 2.75 2.67 -0.09 Report
  Lower Atlantic 2.71 2.63 2.54 2.41 2.32 -0.09 Report
  Midwest 2.71 2.58 2.40 2.20 2.08 -0.13 Report
  Gulf Coast 2.54 2.45 2.34 2.20 2.09 -0.11 Report
  Rocky Mountain 2.86 2.74 2.59 2.38 2.23 -0.16 Report
  West Coast 3.05 2.95 2.84 2.70 2.61 -0.09 Report
States Mon
Dec 01
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Dec 08
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Dec 22
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  Colorado 2.78 2.66 2.51 2.32 2.15 -0.17 Report
  Florida 2.73 2.67 2.56 2.44 2.35 -0.09 Report
  New York 3.12 3.04 2.90 2.86 2.79 -0.07 Report
  Minnesota 2.66 2.53 2.41 2.29 2.15 -0.14 Report
  Ohio 2.72 2.57 2.35 2.14 2.00 -0.14 Report
  Texas 2.56 2.46 2.34 2.21 2.07 -0.14 Report
  Washington 3.02 2.94 2.81 2.69 2.60 -0.09 Report
Cities Mon
Dec 01
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Dec 08
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Dec 22
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Dec 29
Change Report
  Cleveland 2.78 2.62 2.43 2.24 2.07 -0.17 Report
  Denver 2.79 2.69 2.51 2.34 2.19 -0.15 Report
  Miami 2.92 2.85 2.75 2.65 2.54 -0.11 Report
  Seattle 3.07 3.00 2.88 2.75 2.65 -0.10 Report