By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
On Friday, June 3, 2022, prices remained mostly steady around the state, yet over the previous 24 hours, Wyoming’s average gasoline price per gallon remained steady from yesterday, up 1.3 cents with an average of $4.40.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price is up 7.3 cents per gallon, over a week ago, and is up, $1.34 per gallon from one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained below the national average of $4.79 for a gallon of regular. Up 2.3 cents per gallon from yesterday.
High and Low Prices:
The highest gasoline price/s in Wyoming on Friday were in Jackson Wyoming for the high, with $5.29 per gallon, and the lowest surveyed price is the Sinclair 1232 E 12th St, in Casper, posting $4.09 per gallon. The highest county average is in Uinta County, with an average of $4.72 per gallon. The county with the lowest average, is Converse, with $4.20. These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
Today’s Big Movers:
Evanston up 8 cents per gallon, Gillette up 6 cents; Newcastle up 6 cents; Rawlins up 5 cents; Worland down 6 cents; Wheatland up 7 cents.
Albany County up 8 cents per gallon, Big Horn up 12 cents; Carbon up 8 cents; Fremont up 8 cents; Johnson up 8 cents; Lincoln down 20 cents; Park up 7 cents; Uinta up 20 cents; Washakie up 6 cents; Weston up 14 cents.
Most common price:
$4.41 with 5 counties reporting that price.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $4.23; Big Horn $4.50; Campbell $4.30; Carbon $4.43; Converse $4.21; Crook $4.41; Fremont $4.40; Goshen $4.40; Hot Springs $4.50; Johnson $4.38; Laramie $4.34; Lincoln $4.41; Natrona $4.21; Niobrara $4.41; Park $4.42; Platte $4.41; Sheridan $4.40; Sublette $4.41; Sweetwater $4.47; Teton $4.70; Uinta $4.72; Washakie $4.41; Weston: $4.44.
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.43; Buffalo $4.22; Casper $4.09; Cheyenne $4.13; Cody $4.24; Douglas $4.12; Evanston $4.67; Gillette $4.23; Jackson $4.67; Kemmerer $4.57; Laramie $4.15; Lusk $4.12; Newcastle $4.24; Pinedale $4.42; Rawlins $4.39; Riverton $4.19; Rock Springs $4.39; Sheridan $4.10; Sundance $4.39; Thermopolis $4.47; Wheatland $4.39; Worland $4.29.
We seem to have made it past the Memorial Day driving season kick off, just in time. Since the holiday, Wyoming’s average has risen 9 cents, to $4.40 per gallon.
While some county averages have dropped slightly, they have continued the trend upwards, while counties in the west of the state have shot up the most, dragging the state average along with it. The four western counties are averaging $4.60 cents per gallon, while the five eastern most counties are averaging $4.37. Wyoming currently, and rather consistently, lags behind the national average by 35 cents per gallon.
According to GasBuddy, the predicted $5.00 national average by June 17th, so Wyoming is looking at $4.65 to $4.70 per painful gallon. The typical US driver is currently spending about $4,800 to fill their tank, which has risen $2,800 from a year ago.
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*Note: Prices in this report are for reference only. They are gathered just prior to posting, and may not reflect prices that have changed since last posted.