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Average gas prices—October 27, 2008

Consumer Reports News: October 27, 2008 05:32 PM

Gasoline and diesel prices keep plummeting, showing a significant drop from last week. The national gasoline average is now 21.6 cents below the price this time last year.

National retail fuel price averages

Price Change from last week
Regular gasoline/gallon $2.66  .26
Diesel fuel/gallon $3.29   .19

Regional regular gasoline prices

Price Change from last week
East Coast $2.68  .25
  -New England $2.64  .22
  -Central Atlantic $2.77  .20
  -Lower Atlantic $2.64  .30
Midwest $2.50  .27
Gulf Coast $2.46  .27
Rocky Mountain $2.76 .28
West Coast $3.05 .23
  -California $3.13 .23

Source: Energy Information Administration, 10/27/08. Figures rounded to the nearest cent.

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