By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
The price of gasoline in Wyoming increased by 2 cents per gallon on Sunday over the previous 24 hours to average $4.83.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price was up 2 cents over a week ago and was up $1.62 per gallon from one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained below the national average of $4.89 for a gallon of regular.
High and Low Prices:
The highest gasoline price in Wyoming on Sunday was in Jackson at $5.68 per gallon. Entering its third consecutive week with the lowest price of gasoline in the state was Laramie’s Tumbleweed Express at 4700 Bluebird Lane at $4.24 per gallon.
Teton County had the highest average cost of any county in the state at $5.20 per gallon. The county with the lowest average was Natrona at $4.60. These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $4.66; Big Horn $4.93; Campbell $4.70; Carbon $4.81; Converse $4.63; Crook $4.81; Fremont $4.84; Goshen $4.76; Hot Springs $4.87; Johnson $4.86; Laramie $4.69; Lincoln $4.81; Natrona $4.60; Niobrara $4.81; Park $5.05; Platte $4.99; Sheridan $4.86; Sublette $4.95; Sweetwater $4.79; Teton $5.20; Uinta $5.15; Washakie $4.81; Weston: $4.74.
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.79; Buffalo $4.74; Casper $4.50; Cheyenne $4.54; Cody $4.99; Douglas $4.48; Evanston $4.87; Gillette $4.49; Jackson $5.06; Kemmerer $4.87; Laramie $4.24; Lusk $4.69; Newcastle $4.54; Pinedale $4.94; Rawlins $4.72; Riverton $4.73; Rock Springs $4.79; Sheridan $4.76; Sundance $4.94; Thermopolis $4.77; Wheatland $4.89; Worland $4.74.
While the national average has dropped slightly in recent days, the Wyoming average continues to rise. The average price difference of between 15 to 20 cents per gallon closed to just 6 cents as of Sunday.
Western counties lead the way in rise of the state average. Teton County is once again over $5.20 per gallon after dropping in the wake of Yellowstone Park closures.
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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.