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Gas prices start to fall in Kern County

Posted at 6:44 AM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 09:44:35-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- It may be a little less painful to fill up your car today.

Nationally, the average price of regular-grade gas has dropped 9 cents over the past three weeks, bringing the national average to $2.84 per gallon. That's 17 cents less than it was a year ago.

In Bakersfield, gas prices fell about 8 cents this last week, averaging out to $3.87 per gallon.

Lower crude prices contributed to the drop.

Some good news for diesel users too, that price has fallen 4 cents since May 17.