Pump Prices Dip Slightly

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Lo­cal mo­torists are happy to see a con­tin­ued drop – al­though small – in gas prices around the re­gion.

Gaso­line prices in Modesto have fallen 4.2 cents per gal­lon in the past week, av­er­ag­ing $3.39/gal­lon Sun­day, ac­cord­ing to Gasb uddy’s daily sur­vey of 201 sta­tions in Modesto. This com­pares with the na­tional av­er­age that has fallen 1.1 cents per gal­lon ver­sus last week to $2.85/ gal­lon, ac­cord­ing to GASBUDDY.

Av­er­age gaso­line prices on Aug. 13 in Modesto have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.81/gal­lon in 2017, $2.42 in 2016, $3.18 in 2015, $3.79 in 2014 and $3.72/gal­lon in 2013.

In­clud­ing the change lo­cally dur­ing the past week, prices on Aug. 12 were 58.0 cents per gal­lon higher than a year ago and are 10.0 cents per gal­lon lower than a month ago. The na­tional av­er­age has dropped 3.6 cents per gal­lon dur­ing the last month and stands 50.3 cents per gal­lon higher than a year ago.

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