Gas prices in Arkansas are continuing to fall. Thus, Arkansas drivers are spending roughly two cents less per gallon this week than last week, but significantly more than this time last year, per KAIT.
In August 2021, according to Statista a gallon of diesel in the United States cost an average of $3.35. When compared to the same month the previous year, the price rise was about 90 cents. After a sharp drop in demand due to the coronavirus outbreak, diesel prices have begun to rise once more.
Nevertheless, gas prices in Arkansas are currently $2.84 per gallon, down 1.4 cents per gallon from last month, according to GasBuddy.
Last year at this time, the average gas price in Arkansas was $1.87 per gallon, which was nearly 97 cents less. Furthermore, the state’s cheapest station currently sells gas for $2.60 a gallon, while the most costly station charges $3.19.
In the last week, the national average price of gasoline has risen 1.3 cents per gallon, averaging $3.18 per gallon.
Moreover, the national average is up 1.8 cents per gallon from a month ago, and it’s up to $1.01 from a year ago. Yet, despite the decrease, prices are still 92 cents higher than they were in 2020.
Gas Prices in Arkansas
According to Gas Prices, as of the 21st day of September 2021, in Arkansas, the gas prices are $2.850 for Regular, for Mid-Grade $3.143, for Premium gas $3.433, and for Diesel $3.090.
Currently, in the United States, to rank the States’ Gas Prices, Arkansas has the lowest gas price while Nevada has the highest with a gas price of $3.939 on Regular gas, $4.170 on Mid-Grade Gas, $4.347 on Premium gas, and $3.903 on Diesel, according to the list from Gas Prices.
GlobalPetrolPrices.com also shows the Gasoline prices in Arkansas, from 07-Jun-2021 to 13-Sep-2021. During that time, the average value for Arkansas was 0.84 US Dollar, with a low of 0.82 US Dollar on 07-Jun-2021 and a high of 0.85 US Dollar on 02-Aug-2021. In contrast, the global average price of gasoline during this period was 1.60 US dollars.