North Carolina, NC, May 24 - Average retail gasoline prices in North Carolina have fallen 8.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.72/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 6.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.80/g, according to gasoline price website NorthCarolinaGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in North Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 36.6 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 4.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 6.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 39.8 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago.
GasBuddy.com operates over 200 live gasoline price-tracking websites, including NorthCarolinaGasPrices.com. GasBuddy.com was named one of Time magazine's 50 best websites and to PC World's 100 most useful websites of 2008.
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