Gas prices keep dropping in Tucson - Tucson News Now

Gas prices keep dropping in Tucson

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson continues to pump the lowest-costing fuel in Arizona and is one of the few cities in the state to see prices drop in the past month.

According to AAA Arizona, a gallon of gas in Arizona went up a half-cent to $3.51 while the rest of the country averaged a .2 cents increase to $3.651.

"Geopolitical tensions and three straight weeks of crude going for over $100 a barrel have caused prices to creep up in some areas," said Linda Gorman, director of communications and public affairs for AAA Arizona. "Unless crude prices start to recede, motorists can expect some stagnation in prices."

Tucson's current fuel average sits around $3.33 per gallon. Flagstaff holds the highest state average at $3.70 per gallon.

AAA Arizona provided the following chart of pump prices throughout the state:

City

Today's price

Change from last week

Change from last month

Last year's price

East Valley
(Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Ahwatukee, Apache Junction, Queen Creek)

$3.489

-0.9

+1.4

$3.474

Flagstaff

$3.704

-0.2

+4.7

$3.675

Glendale

$3.485

-0.5

+0.1

$3.456

Peoria

$3.471

+0.5

+1.4

$3.464

Phoenix (city)

$3.499

+0.2

+1.5

$3.466

Prescott
(Tri-Cities)

$3.501

+0.7

+5.2

$3.531

Scottsdale
(Scottsdale, Fountain Hills)

$3.597

-0.9

+0.9

$3.560

Tucson

$3.335

-0.9

-3.0

$3.214

Yuma

$3.564

+2.7

+4.1

$3.493

Statewide

$3.515

+0.5

+1.7

$3.462

National

$3.651

+0.2

-4.2

$3.621

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