Gas prices on Sunday were nearly 35 cents higher than a year ago in Bakersfield
Posted: 10:26 AM, Feb 26, 2018
<p>FILE - In this May 8, 2015 file photo, gas station attendant Carlos Macar pumps gas in Andover, Mass. Gasoline is close to breaking below a key psychological barrier as drivers enjoy some of the cheapest pump prices since the recession. The nationwide average price of a gallon of regular Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 was $2.02, down 58 cents from this time last year, according to auto club AAA. Experts say it could drop below $2 in the coming days. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)</p>
The average price of gas in Bakersfield has gone up about 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging to $3.25 per gallon.
The national average, however, has fallen 1.1 cents per gallon, averaging $2.50 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.
Prices in Bakersfield on Sunday were 34.3 cents higher than the same day a year ago and are 8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
GasBuddy lists gas prices in Bakersfield for previous years as follows:
$2.90 in 2017
$2.25 in 2016
$3.02 in 2015
$3.74 in 2014
$4.20 in 2013
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