Gasoline costs in Springfield on the rise as April begins



SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield’s fuel costs have risen 2.2 cents per gallon over the previous week.

Gasoline costs in Springfield have risen to a mean of $3.27/g, in keeping with GasBuddy worth studies after a survey of 257 stations in Springfield. The most affordable station in Springfield was priced at $2.99/g, and the costliest station was $3.89/g. The best worth within the state was $4.99/g, a distinction of $2.16/g.

The nationwide worth of gasoline is averaging $3.51/g on Monday. The nationwide common is up 16.1 cents per gallon from a month in the past and stands at 0.9 cents per gallon increased than a yr in the past, in keeping with GasBuddy information compiled from greater than 11 million weekly worth studies masking greater than 150,000 fuel stations throughout the nation.

Neighboring areas and their present fuel costs:
Worcester- $3.25/g, up 0.9 cents per gallon from final week’s $3.24/g.
Connecticut- $3.42/g, up 1.5 cents per gallon from final week’s $3.40/g.
Hartford- $3.40/g, up 2.3 cents per gallon from final week’s $3.38/g.

Historic gasoline costs in Springfield and the nationwide common going again ten years:
April 1, 2023: $3.14/g (U.S. Common: $3.50/g)
April 1, 2022: $4.06/g (U.S. Common: $4.20/g)
April 1, 2021: $2.67/g (U.S. Common: $2.87/g)
April 1, 2020: $1.91/g (U.S. Common: $1.94/g)
April 1, 2019: $2.49/g (U.S. Common: $2.69/g)
April 1, 2018: $2.52/g (U.S. Common: $2.65/g)
April 1, 2017: $2.20/g (U.S. Common: $2.33/g)
April 1, 2016: $1.99/g (U.S. Common: $2.06/g)
April 1, 2015: $2.30/g (U.S. Common: $2.41/g)
April 1, 2014: $3.50/g (U.S. Common: $3.55/g)

“No April Fools’ joke: the nationwide common worth of gasoline has lastly slowed a bit after 4 weeks of notable will increase, stalling within the mid-$3.50s for the final week or two, whereas the common for diesel fell again beneath $4 per gallon—not a nasty week for motorists as rising demand would usually put stable upward strain on costs,” mentioned Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum evaluation at GasBuddy. “For now, motorists have a little bit of a reprieve from the fixed massive weekly worth jumps. Whereas we appear to be nearing a short-term peak, one phrase of warning for these within the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast: you haven’t but completed the transition to summer time gasoline, so you might expertise some sticker shock in just a few weeks. Be ready for considerably of a punch. For the remainder of the nation, as long as we don’t see extenuating circumstances, we’re probably near a high in costs. Let’s hope it pans out and sticks!”

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