LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas gas prices have risen 5.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 649 stations.
Gas prices in Las Vegas are 43.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and 24.6 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. However, they may be close to peaking for the time being.
According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Las Vegas is priced at $3.07/g today while the most expensive is $3.95/g, a difference of 88.0 cents per gallon.
The lowest price in the state today is $3.05/g while the highest is $4.73/g, a difference of $1.68/g. The cheapest price in the entire country today stands at $2.15/g while the most expensive is $5.58/g, a difference of $3.43/g.
The national average price of gasoline has risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.89/g today. The national average is up 14.3 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 9.1 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.
Historical gasoline prices in Las Vegas and the national average going back a decade:
May 6, 2018: $3.21/g (U.S. Average: $2.80/g)
May 6, 2017: $2.66/g (U.S. Average: $2.34/g)
May 6, 2016: $2.44/g (U.S. Average: $2.22/g)
May 6, 2015: $3.19/g (U.S. Average: $2.64/g)
May 6, 2014: $3.72/g (U.S. Average: $3.67/g)
May 6, 2013: $3.43/g (U.S. Average: $3.52/g)
May 6, 2012: $3.87/g (U.S. Average: $3.78/g)
May 6, 2011: $3.90/g (U.S. Average: $3.98/g)
May 6, 2010: $2.95/g (U.S. Average: $2.92/g)
May 6, 2009: $2.17/g (U.S. Average: $2.11/g)
Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
San Bernardino- $4.02/g, unchanged from last week's $4.02/g.
Riverside- $4.04/g, unchanged from last week's $4.04/g.