Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga have fallen 6.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.01 per gallon Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 7.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45 per gallon, according to gasoline price website ChattanoogaGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Chattanooga during the past week, prices Sunday were 30.0 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 27.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 21.7 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 14.0 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.
"The national average has now dropped to its lowest level since February 4," said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "Gasoline can be found as cheap as $2.73 per gallon today in Taylors, S.C. While this certainly isn't going to be the price of every station, a majority of gasoline outlets are featuring prices that have come down significantly in the last month."