Jan. 25, A.A.A. N.M. gas watch

Albuquerque – Gasoline prices in all of the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch Communities have declined for two consecutive weeks, except for Durango.  The New Mexico average gasoline price per gallon has dropped 3.8 cents and the national average is down 9.7 cents since January 11, 2008.

The New Mexico average for regular unleaded gasoline of $2.941 is 1.5 cents less than last week and 80.9 cents more than last year.  The national average of $2.998 is 3.5 cents less than last week and 85.3 cents more than last year. 

New Mexico’s average is the eighteenth lowest in the nation. Missouri has the lowest statewide average of $2.785 per gallon, while Hawaii has the highest average of $3.479 per gallon followed by New York with $3.277 per gallon.

Average prices in Weekend Gas Watch Areas as of 3:03 a.m., January 25, 2008:

        One Week Ago    One Year Ago    Record High Prices     
        01/18/08        01/25/08        Difference      01/25/07        Difference      Date    Price  
National        3.033   2.998   -0.035  2.145   0.853   05/24/2007      3.227  
New Mexico      2.956   2.941   -0.015  2.132   0.809   05/24/2007      3.414  
Texas   2.932   2.890   -0.042  2.048   0.842   05/23/2007      3.085  
Albuquerque     2.888   2.862   -0.026  2.018   0.844   05/23/2007      3.379  
Las Cruces      2.905   2.899   -0.006  2.111   0.788   05/21/2007      3.420  
Santa Fe        2.859   2.855   -0.004  2.152   0.703   05/23/2007      3.452  
Flagstaff       3.118   3.047   -0.071  2.316   0.731   05/27/2007      3.287  
Tucson  2.885   2.836   -0.049  2.155   0.681   09/09/2005      3.064  
Denver  2.823   2.818   -0.005  2.050   0.768   05/22/2007      3.284  
Durango 3.021   3.035   0.014   2.249   0.786   05/27/2007      3.569  
Las Vegas       3.057   2.990   -0.067  2.471   0.519   05/29/2007      3.209  
Amarillo        2.901   2.862   -0.039  2.027   0.835   07/13/2007      3.308  
El Paso 2.844   2.827   -0.017  2.037   0.790   05/26/2007      3.278  

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