Gas prices rise slightly in state
Published 2:49 pm, Thursday, June 9, 2016
FAIRFIELD — Average retail gasoline prices in Connecticut have risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.46 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,540 gas outlets in Connecticut. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.36 a gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Connecticut during the past week, prices Sunday were 42.1 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 11.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 14.2 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 39.5 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.
According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on June 6 in Connecticut have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.88 a gallon in 2015, $3.91 a gallon in 2014, $3.78 a gallon in 2013, $3.83 a gallon in 2012 and $4.05 a gallon in 2011.
Areas in Connecticut and their current gas price climate:
Waterbury: $2.44 a gallon, up 0.4 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.44 a gallon.
New Haven: $2.44 a gallon, up 0.4 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.44 a gallon.
Hartford: $2.42 a gallon, up 0.6 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.41 a gallon.