Denver, Colorado 2021-05-24 12:51:45 –
Are you planning a drive this weekend? Anniversary is one of the most common times to make a road trip. Roads in Colorado, especially those leading to national parks, can be congested.
AAA expects more than 37 million people to travel more than 50 miles this weekend. This is a 60% increase from 2020, when only 23 million people traveled, the lowest number since AAA began recording in 2000.
If you refuel before you go, you’ll notice that Denver’s petrol prices continue to rise. Last week, Mile High City’s gas prices rose 2.6 cents per gallon, averaging $ 3.05 per gallon.
According to GasBuddy, Denver’s price is 13.8 cents per gallon higher than it was a month ago and $ 1.17 per gallon higher than it was a year ago.
The cheapest metro station on Monday costs $ 2.79 per gallon. Its price is available at several stations north of Denver. Westminster’s Costco, Superior and Thornton, or Thornton and Lafayette’s Sam’s Club.
The most expensive stations in Denver are Speer Boulevard and Conoko on 4th Avenue, which sell for $ 3.59 per gallon. This is the difference of 80 cents per gallon between the highest and lowest metro prices. Around the state, Monday’s highest price is $ 3.93 per gallon and the lowest price is $ 2.75 per gallon.
Nearly 692,000 Colorado people will travel to AAA Colorado, of which 642,000 will travel only on the road.
“We didn’t see much of a drop in gas prices towards Memorial Day, but the recent slowdown in oil movements should increase pump declines in the coming days,” said Patrick de. Hahn says. In a news release, GasBuddy’s Head of Oil Analysis. “Refueling on holiday weekends isn’t too difficult as colonial pipeline conditions continue to improve in the southeastern states. For those who hit the road, prices for next week will be at least until Memorial Day. It should be an inch lower. Therefore, drivers do not have to rush to fill the tank, as falling oil prices will manifest themselves in lower gas prices as the summer driving season begins.
INRIX predicts that drivers may encounter the worst traffic before the weekend. Thursday and Friday afternoons can have more than three times the normal delay in the busiest corridors.
The national average of gas has finally begun to fall, dropping 1.9 cents per gallon last week. The national average is $ 3.02 per gallon, 14 cents per gallon more than a month ago, $ 1.07 per gallon higher than it was a year ago.
Denver’s Past Gasoline Prices and National Average 10 Years Ago:
- May 24, 2020: $ 1.88 / g (US average: $ 1.95 / g)
- May 24, 2019: $ 2.77 / g (US average: $ 2.84 / g)
- May 24, 2018: $ 2.84 / g (US average: $ 2.97 / g)
- May 24, 2017: $ 2.30 / g (US average: $ 2.37 / g)
- May 24, 2016: $ 2.20 / g (US average: $ 2.29 / g)
- May 24, 2015: $ 2.57 / g (US average: $ 2.75 / g)
- May 24, 2014: $ 3.41 / g (US average: $ 3.66 / g)
- May 24, 2013: $ 3.82 / g (US average: $ 3.65 / g)
- May 24, 2012: $ 3.71 / g (US average: $ 3.68 / g)
- May 24, 2011: $ 3.71 / g (US average: $ 3.82 / g)
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