Iowa gasoline prices drop a dime per gallon lately
Gasoline prices continue to drop in Iowa, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,036 gas outlets in Iowa.
Retail pump prices averaged $3.53 per gallon in Iowa June 23. That reflected a drop of 10.5 cents per gallon in the past week. Including the change during the last week, gasoline prices in Iowa still are 8.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago, but 42 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
“Relief continues to show up at pumps in the Great Lakes, while the opposite has started in California,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. “Gasoline prices are certainly a bit wacky right now across the country with prices moving in different directions. However, from what we saw in the last few days with oil prices, I’m hopeful that most areas of the United States will see new or continued relief for at least the first half of this week, with some areas seeing a continued drop for most of the week.”
Nationally, gas prices fell in the past week by 3.8 cents to $3.57 per gallon. The national average has decreased 9.5 cents per gallon during the last month and is 12 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.