Gas Prices in State Take Slight Dip
NASHVILLE (March 21) – Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 7.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.03 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Tennessee are 75.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.37 per gallon higher than a year ago.
According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Tennessee was priced at $3.59 per gallon Sunday, while the most expensive was $4.69 per gallon, a difference of $1.10 per gallon.
The national average price of gasoline has fallen 9.0 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.23 per gallon Monday. The national average is up 71.5 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands $1.37 per gallon higher than a year ago, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million weekly price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country.
Historical gasoline prices in Tennessee and the national average going back 10 years:
March 21, 2021: $2.66/g (U.S. Average: $2.86/g)
March 21, 2020: $1.86/g (U.S. Average: $2.09/g)
March 21, 2019: $2.38/g (U.S. Average: $2.61/g)
March 21, 2018: $2.35/g (U.S. Average: $2.57/g)
March 21, 2017: $2.03/g (U.S. Average: $2.29/g)
March 21, 2016: $1.81/g (U.S. Average: $1.98/g)
March 21, 2015: $2.15/g (U.S. Average: $2.42/g)
March 21, 2014: $3.27/g (U.S. Average: $3.52/g)
March 21, 2013: $3.48/g (U.S. Average: $3.69/g)
March 21, 2012: $3.69/g (U.S. Average: $3.87/g)
Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:
Chattanooga – $3.98/g, down 10.2 cents per gallon from last week’s $4.09/g.
Nashville – $4.08/g, down 7.4 cents per gallon from last week’s $4.15/g.
Huntsville – $4.01/g, down 9.4 cents per gallon from last week’s $4.11/g.
“GasBuddy, last week, predicted that a top was in for the national average price of gasoline, and indeed, for the first time in 12 weeks, the national average price of gasoline has declined. While the decline is still subject to changes in global supply and demand, Covid and Russia’s war on Ukraine, we are poised to see additional downdrafts at the pump this week in most areas,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy. “For now, gasoline demand has shown absolutely no signs of buckling under the pressure of higher prices, even as California nears an average of $6 per gallon, with spring break travel well underway. If the situation does worsen, with more oil being kept away from global markets, it’s not impossible that gas prices would still have to climb a considerable amount for Americans to start curbing their insatiable demand for gasoline.”
GasBuddy’s survey updates 288 times every day from the most diverse list of sources covering nearly 150,000 stations nationwide, the most comprehensive and up-to-date in the country. GasBuddy data is accessible at http://prices.GasBuddy.com.