(GasBuddy.com) Akron gas prices have risen 16.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.36/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 372 stations. Gas prices in Akron are 26.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 17.9 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.
According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Akron is priced at $2.12/g today while the most expensive is $2.74/g, a difference of 62.0 cents per gallon. The lowest price in the state today is $2.03/g while the highest is $2.95/g, a difference of 92.0 cents per gallon. The cheapest price in the entire country today stands at $1.71/g while the most expensive is $100.60/g, a difference of $98.89/g.
The national average price of gasoline has risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.43/g today. The national average is down 12.1 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 11.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.
Historical gasoline prices in Akron and the national average going back ten years:
February 17, 2019: $2.19/g (U.S. Average: $2.31/g)
February 17, 2018: $2.16/g (U.S. Average: $2.52/g)
February 17, 2017: $2.07/g (U.S. Average: $2.28/g)
February 17, 2016: $1.62/g (U.S. Average: $1.71/g)
February 17, 2015: $2.21/g (U.S. Average: $2.26/g)
February 17, 2014: $3.45/g (U.S. Average: $3.35/g)
February 17, 2013: $3.82/g (U.S. Average: $3.73/g)
February 17, 2012: $3.26/g (U.S. Average: $3.52/g)
February 17, 2011: $3.12/g (U.S. Average: $3.14/g)
February 17, 2010: $2.37/g (U.S. Average: $2.58/g)
Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Cleveland- $2.40/g, up 5.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.34/g.
Pittsburgh- $2.68/g, up 0.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.68/g.
Ohio- $2.38/g, up 8.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.30/g.