By Tim Mandese, Cowboy State Daily
The price of gasoline in Wyoming remained unchanged from Monday over the previous 24 hours to average $4.81.
The website GasBuddy.com, which tracks national gas prices, reported Wyoming’s average gas price is down 3 cents from a week ago and is up $1.44 per gallon from one year ago.
Wyoming’s average price for gasoline remained above the national average of $4.65 for a gallon of regular.
High and Low Prices:
The highest reported gasoline price in Wyoming on Tuesday was in Moose, near Jackson, at $5.79 per gallon. Laramie continued to boast the lowest price, $4.24 per gallon at its Tumbleweed Express at 4700 Bluebird Lane.
The county with the highest average price was Teton at $5.27 per gallon. The county with the lowest average was Albany county at $4.55. These are the highest and lowest reported prices among those stationed surveyed.
*The average price per gallon of regular in each Wyoming county:
Albany $4.55; Big Horn $4.93; Campbell $4.61; Carbon $4.76; Converse $4.68; Crook $4.91; Fremont $4.89; Goshen $4.70; Hot Springs $4.91; Johnson $4.77; Laramie $4.62; Lincoln $4.77; Natrona $4.58; Niobrara $4.77; Park $5.03; Platte $4.77; Sheridan $4.87; Sublette $4.77; Sweetwater $4.87; Teton $5.27; Uinta $4.77; Washakie $4.85; Weston: $4.77.
*The lowest price per gallon, reported in major Wyoming cities:
Basin $4.77; Buffalo $4.73; Casper $4.36; Cheyenne $4.45; Cody $4.90; Douglas $4.65; Evanston $4.89; Gillette $4.53; Jackson $5.10; Kemmerer $4.91; Laramie $4.24; Lusk $4.74; Newcastle $4.51; Pinedale $4.92; Rawlins $4.69; Riverton $4.80; Rock Springs $4.74; Sheridan $4.82; Sundance $4.84; Thermopolis $4.85; Wheatland $4.87; Worland $4.83.
While most prices across the state were unchanged or moved only a few cents up or down, there were a few significant movers. Casper’s lowest price dropped 13 cents, from $4.49 per gallon to $4.36.
For county average prices, Carbon County’s price dropped by 14 cents to $4.76, while Crook County’s increased by 10 cents to average $4.91 and Uinta County dropped by 18 cents to $4.77 per gallon.
According to GasBuddy, Wyoming is the only state in the list of the top 10 states with widest 24-hour changes in gas price whose average increased from Monday. At one point in Monday, the average price fell to $4.76, only to rise by nearly 5 cents per gallon, to Tuesday’s average of $4.81.
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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.