Gas prices drop as Thanksgiving looms

Average gasoline prices in Utah have fallen 15.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.33/g Monday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 1,171 stations in Utah.

Prices in Utah are 48.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 62.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has fallen 6.9 cents in the last week and stands at $4.28 per gallon.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Utah was priced at $2.75/g Sunday while the most expensive was $4.39/g, a difference of $1.64/g. The lowest price in the state yesterday was $2.75/g while the highest was $4.39/g, a difference of $1.64/g.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 6.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.27/g Monday. The national average is down 25.9 cents per gallon from a month ago and stands 36.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million weekly price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country.

Historical gasoline prices in Utah and the national average going back ten years:

  • November 20, 2022: $3.96/g (U.S. Average: $3.64/g)
  • November 20, 2021: $3.68/g (U.S. Average: $3.41/g)
  • November 20, 2020: $2.33/g (U.S. Average: $2.10/g)
  • November 20, 2019: $2.96/g (U.S. Average: $2.60/g)
  • November 20, 2018: $2.99/g (U.S. Average: $2.60/g)
  • November 20, 2017: $2.53/g (U.S. Average: $2.53/g)
  • November 20, 2016: $2.29/g (U.S. Average: $2.13/g)
  • November 20, 2015: $2.18/g (U.S. Average: $2.09/g)
  • November 20, 2014: $3.03/g (U.S. Average: $2.84/g)
  • November 20, 2013: $3.12/g (U.S. Average: $3.20/g)

Avalanches reported over weekend

The Utah Avalanche Center reported Sunday that a longtime observer had triggered a large avalanche Saturday along the Park City ridgeline at West Monitor from 150 feet away, among similar reports of shallow soft slab avalanches in wind zones in the Salt Lake City region.

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