Gas Prices Continue to Fall in Time for the Holidays
With the holiday travel season almost upon us, the cost of getting to Grandma's house will be cheaper.
The cost of a gallon of regular unleaded gas continues to fall across the country. The national average price of gas stands at $2.86, five cents less than a week ago and 27 cents less than a month ago. Last year at this time, a gallon of gas cost $3.20.
According to Missouri Gas Prices Dot Com, the average price of gas stands at $2.65, down eleven cents in the last week and 21 cents since last year. The cheapest gas in Missouri is $2.38 in St. John; the most expensive is $3.19 in Cape Girardeau.
The average price of a gallon of gas in Illinois stands at $2.97, down 24 cents in the last month and 28 cents since last year. The cheapest gas in the Land of Lincoln is $2.45 in Rochelle, while the other end of the spectrum shows gas at $3.99 in Maywood.
As of Tuesday morning, Quincy gas prices range from $2.85 to $2.96. In Hannibal, prices range from $2.71 to $2.75.