Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have risen 6.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.52/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,171 gas outlets in Utah. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.58/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Utah during the past week, prices Sunday were 17.0 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 13.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has decreased 9.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 32.8 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.
"Americans are spending $108 million less on gasoline every day than they were a year ago," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "Prices in nearly all Metropolitian Statistical Areas are lower today than a year ago," DeHaan said.