Gas Prices

Gas prices continue to climb

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Idaho gas prices have risen 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.14 per gallon, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 802 stations.

Gas prices in Idaho are 43.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago, yet stand 3.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Idaho is priced at $2.87 per gallon while the most expensive is $3.95 per gallon, a difference of $1.08 per gallon.

The cheapest price in the entire country stands at $1.99 per gallon while the most expensive is $5.65 per gallon, a difference of $3.66 per gallon. 

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.85 per gallon. The national average is up 2.1 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 1.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Historical gasoline prices in Idaho and the national average going back a decade:
May 13, 2018: $3.11 per gallon (U.S. Average: $2.86 per gallon)
May 13, 2017: $2.50 per gallon (U.S. Average: $2.33 per gallon)
May 13, 2016: $2.38 per gallon (U.S. Average: $2.22 per gallon)
May 13, 2015: $2.77 per gallon (U.S. Average: $2.67 per gallon)
May 13, 2014: $3.60 per gallon (U.S. Average: $3.64 per gallon)
May 13, 2013: $3.54 per gallon (U.S. Average: $3.58 per gallon)
May 13, 2012: $3.77 per gallon (U.S. Average: $3.73 per gallon)
May 13, 2011: $3.78 per gallon (U.S. Average: $3.98 per gallon)
May 13, 2010: $3.09 per gallon (U.S. Average: $2.87 per gallon)
May 13, 2009: $2.22 per gallon (U.S. Average: $2.27 per gallon) 

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Montana- $2.86 per gallon, up 0.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.86 per gallon.
  • Boise- $3.21 per gallon, up 6.1 cents per gallon from last week's $3.15 per gallon.
  • Spokane- $3.22 per gallon, up 0.8 cents per gallon from last week's $3.21 per gallon.

You can find the lowest gas prices in the area HERE.


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