Virginia gas prices spike six cents per gallon: Sign of economic rebound?

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Virginia gas prices have risen 6.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.06/gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 stations.

Gas prices in Virginia are 5.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 30.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

The national average price of gasoline has risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.18/g today. The national average is down 0.5 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 41.1 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

GasBuddy data is accessible at FuelInsights.GasBuddy.com.

Historical gasoline prices in Virginia and the national average going back ten years:

  • August 24, 2019: $2.37/g (U.S. Average: $2.59/g)
  • August 24, 2018: $2.61/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g)
  • August 24, 2017: $2.15/g (U.S. Average: $2.35/g)
  • August 24, 2016: $1.99/g (U.S. Average: $2.20/g)
  • August 24, 2015: $2.30/g (U.S. Average: $2.60/g)
  • August 24, 2014: $3.20/g (U.S. Average: $3.43/g)
  • August 24, 2013: $3.36/g (U.S. Average: $3.53/g)
  • August 24, 2012: $3.59/g (U.S. Average: $3.73/g)
  • August 24, 2011: $3.44/g (U.S. Average: $3.57/g)
  • August 24, 2010: $2.54/g (U.S. Average: $2.67/g)

Neighboring areas and their current gas prices:

  • Roanoke- $2.00/g, up 3.4 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.96/g.
  • Richmond- $2.06/g, up 8.8 cents per gallon from last week’s $1.97/g.
  • West Virginia- $2.12/g, up 5.7 cents per gallon from last week’s $2.07/g.

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