Gas prices: US average down; no change in NY

Consumer Reports

**FILE**A gasoline station attendant pumps gas in this July 13, 2006 file photo in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, file)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The national average price of gas is down two cents this week, while New York’s didn’t change.

  • U.S. average: $2.86/gallon
  • New York average: $2.91/gallon

One year ago, the national average was $2.02 and New York’s was $2.34.

Here are the prices across different parts of upstate New York:

  • Batavia – $2.84 (down one cent since last week)
  • Binghamton – $2.89 (Down one cent since last week)
  • Buffalo – $2.83 (no change since last week)
  • Elmira – $2.83 (no change since last week)
  • Ithaca – $2.88 (no change since last week)
  • Rochester – $2.88 (down one cent since last week)
  • Rome – $2.93 (down one cent since last week)
  • Syracuse – $2.86 (down one cent since last week)
  • Watertown – $2.95 (no change since last week)

“Growing stock levels have helped to put downward pressure on pump prices, according to the latest weekly report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA),” AAA says.

To find the lowest gas prices around the Twin Tiers, you can use the Twin Tiers Gas Tracker.

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