Gas prices in the Midwest region fell compared to last week

Regional gasoline prices fell last week and averaged $2.87 per gallon on Monday for regular fuel, down from last week’s price of $2.89 per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

The average price of fuel in the Midwest region has increased about 8 cents since last month. According to the EIA, gas prices in the region over the past year fell to $2.77 on January 8, 2024 and to $3.77 on August 14, 2023.

A year ago, the average gas price in the Midwest region was 15% higher, at $3.38 per gallon.

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The average gas price in the United States last week was $3.10, making prices in the Midwest region about 7.2% lower than the national average. The national average gas price is up from last week’s average of $3.06 per gallon.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s count of prices in Midwestern states includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated from data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Please leave your comments or corrections for this story here. This story was written by Ozge Terzioglu.

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