CHICAGO (CBS) — Average retail gasoline prices in Chicago have risen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46 on Sunday.
That’s according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,437 gas outlets in Chicago.READ MORE: Deaths Of Wild Swans Found Around Wolf Lake Blamed On Parasites
Nationally, the price of a gallon of gasoline has increased 5.1 cents in the past week to $3.26.
Including the change in gas prices in Chicago during the past week, prices yesterday were 21.4 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 8.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.READ MORE: Firefighters Rescue Person Hanging From Window Of Burning Building In West Pullman
The national average has decreased 5.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 17.4 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.
“The national average has seen its bounce continue in the last week across most of the nation,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Illinois: Lowest Daily Coronavirus Case Count And Infection Rate In More Than Six Weeks
“Some of the lows we saw just a couple of weeks ago have vanished, replaced by higher digits as oil prices rallied.”