Gas prices up 73 cents in the last year

The website is reporting that gas prices today are 73.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 2.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The average retail gasoline prices in Charlotte have fallen 4.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.74/g today. This compares with the national average that has stayed flat, moving just 1.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.87/g.