Slight Drop Seen At Pump

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Av­er­age retail gaso­line prices in Modesto have fallen 6.0 cents per gal­lon in the past week, av­er­ag­ing $2.91/gal­lon Sun­day, ac­cord­ing to GasBuddy’s daily sur­vey of 201 gas out­lets in Modesto.

This com­pares with the na­tional av­er­age that has fallen 2.2 cents per gal­lon in the last week to $2.53/ gal­lon, ac­cord­ing to gaso­line price web­site GasBuddy.com.

In­clud­ing the change in gas prices in Modesto dur­ing the past week, prices Sun­day were 30.6 cents per gal­lon higher than the same day one year ago and are 1.1 cents per gal­lon lower than a month ago. The na­tional av­er­age has de­creased 8.3 cents per gal­lon dur­ing the last month and stands 31.4 cents per gal­lon higher than this day one year ago.

Ac­cord­ing to GasBuddy his­tor­i­cal data, gaso­line prices on Oct. 2 in Modesto have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.60/ gal­lon in 2016, $2.63 in 2015, $3.53 in 2014, $3.79 in 2013 and $4.07/gal­lon in 2012.

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