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Gas prices rise for 8th consecutive week


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Prices at the pump continue to trend upward, as costs rose for the eighth consecutive week.

The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.08, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 cents.

For much of the year, drivers were paying less for gas than a year ago. But as prices have steadily risen, the cost has zoomed past what New Yorkers were paying last year when gas was $3.97 per gallon.

Nationally, the average also continues to rise. A gallon of gas nationally is $3.75, 26 cents higher than a month ago.

 

Gas prices continue to rise in New York City


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A week after surpassing $4 a gallon, city gas prices continue to rise.

The average price at the pump in the city has risen to $4.07, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, four cents higher than a week ago.

Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 20 cents.

For much of the year, drivers were paying less for gas than a year ago. But as prices have steadily risen, the cost has zoomed past what New Yorkers were paying last year when gas was below $4.

Nationally, the average also continues to rise. A gallon of gas nationally is $3.72, 26 cents higher than a month ago.

 

Gas prices surge past $4


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Prices at the pump have surged past $4 in New York City for the first time since May.

The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.03, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, seven cents higher than a week ago.

Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 26 cents. Gas prices fell below $4 at the end of May and had remained there for two and a half months.

Nationally, the average is rising too. A gallon of gas nationally is $3.70, 31 cents higher than a month ago.

 

City gas prices near $4


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Gas prices throughout New York City are approaching $4 for the first time since May.

The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.96, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, six cents higher than a week ago.

Gas prices fell below $4 at the end of May and have remained there ever since, but over the past month the cost has jumped 23 cents.

New Yorkers are still paying less than they were last year when residents were dishing out $4.10 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average is rising too. A gallon of gas across the country averages $3.62, 13 cents higher than a week ago.

 

Gas prices speed toward $4


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New York City gas prices continue to speed toward the $4 mark three weeks after reaching a 2012 low.

The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.89, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, eight cents higher than a week ago.

The cost of gas has jumped 14 cents over the past two weeks. Fuel has remained below $4 since the end of May.

New Yorkers are still paying less than they were last year when residents were paying $4.08 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.47, seven cents higher than a week ago.

 

Gas prices begin to climb


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After reaching 2012 lows, gas prices have ticked up each of the last two weeks.

The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.81, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, six cents higher than a week ago.

New Yorkers are paying the same amount to fill up as they were a month ago, but the prices are headed in opposite direction. Last month gas was in the midst of a nearly three month decline.

At this time last year New Yorkers were paying $4.05 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.40, 2 cents higher than a week ago.

 

Gas prices increase for first time in more than 2 months


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For the first time in nearly three months, gas prices in the city have increased.

The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.75, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, three cents higher than a week ago.

Last week, gas had fallen to its lowest cost since January.

Over the past month, prices are still down 12 cents.

At this time last year New Yorkers were paying $3.98 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.38, a five cent increase over a month ago.

 

Gas prices at lowest point since January


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As summer driving season kicks into full gear, gas prices continue to roll back.

The average New York City price at the pump has fallen to $3.72, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, its lowest point since January.

Over the past week, the cost of gas has fallen three cents in the city and has dropped 23 cents over the past month.

Many gas stations around the borough come in well below the city average — with some price below $3.50 per gallon.

At this time last year New Yorkers were paying $3.98 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.33, 27 cents lower than a month ago.

 

Gas prices near 2012 lows


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After approaching all-time highs in April, gas prices are nearing their lowest prices of 2012.

The average New York City gas price has fallen for the past two and a half months and settled at $3.75, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

Over the past week, the cost of gas has fallen five cents in the city and has dropped 25 cents over the past month.

Many gas stations around the borough come in well below the city average — with some prices below $3.50 per gallon.

At this time last year New Yorkers were paying $4.02 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.41, 24 cents lower than a month ago.

 

Gas prices near 2012 lows


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Prices at the pump continued to plummet and are nearing 2012 lows.

The average New York City gas price has fallen for the past two months and settled at $3.86, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

Many stations throughout the city come in well below the average.

Over the past week, the cost of gas has fallen seven cents in the city and has dropped 24 cents over the past month.

At this time last year New Yorkers were paying $4.09 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.54, 19 cents lower than a month ago.

 

Gas prices continue to roll back


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Gas prices have continued their more than two month slide.

Prices at the pump have reached their lowest point since mid-February, with the average price in New York City settling at $3.92, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

The cost of gas has fallen more than five cents in the past week and 24 cents since the beginning of May.

Last year, New York drivers were paying $4.13 for a gallon of gas.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.59, 20 cents lower than last month.

 

Gas prices fall below $4


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As the summer driving season is set to begin, gas prices have fallen below $4 for the first time since February.

Prices at the pump plummeted to an average of $3.98 in New York City, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

Gas surpassed the $4 mark in late February, where it had remained for the past three months.

Historically, gas prices rise post Memorial Day as drivers take to the road for vacations and weekend getaways.

Over the past month, gas has fallen 20 cents. A year ago, drivers were paying $4.15 per gallon to fill up.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.63, five cents lower than last week.

Gas prices in city reach three month low


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Gas prices have reached a three month low as they threaten to drop below $4 for the first time since February.

Average prices at the pump fell to $4.03 in the city, six cents lower than a week ago, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

Gas surpassed the $4 mark in late February, where it has remained for the past three months.

Though the average still hovers above $4, many area stations’ prices have fallen well below that amount.

The cost of gas has dropped nearly 20 cents over the past month and is 20 cents lower than at the same time a year ago.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.69, 18 cents lower than last month.

Gas prices at two month low


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Prices at the pump continue to roll back, reaching their lowest price in more than two months.

Gas prices in New York City fell to $4.09, five cents lower than a week ago, with many stations around Queens coming in under $4 per gallon.

This is the cheapest gas has been since the beginning of March, two weeks after gas surpassed the $4 mark. Over the past month, prices havedropped more than 15 cents.

One year ago, prices were more than 20 cents above the current rate.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.73, 17 cents lower than last month.

 

Gas prices decline after approaching record highs


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After approaching record highs, gas prices have steadily receded over the past 30 days.

Prices at the pump peaked at $4.24 last month, but averages have dropped more than a dime per gallon in New York City to $4.13, according to AAA.

Gas reached an all-time high in the city, $4.411,  in July of 2008.

Prices this week come in five cents less than seven days ago and 16 cents lower than at the same time last year.

Nationally, the average cost for a gallon of gas is $3.78, 16 cents lower than last month.