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Gas Prices Lower in Missouri, Illinois and Natonwide

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Drivers are getting a break in the midst of the busiest driving season of the year, as gas prices continue to drop nationwide and in our part of the Midwest.

Numbers from GasBuddy.com show the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas nationwide stands at $3.50. That’s a drop of 18 cents a gallon in the last month.

“The national average as of today has been on decline for a month straight,” said GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. “The drop in gas prices during the middle of the summer certainly has been welcome relief to families and individuals alike who are hitting the road during the peak of the summer driving season. The national average now stands at its lowest point since March of this year, and will likely drop under $3.50/gallon by mid-week. No states in the lower 48 feature average prices over $4/gal, and just 4.1% of all stations GasBuddy tracks stand over that level, which is a drop from 8.7% a month ago.

In Missouri, gas is significantly cheaper than the national average. The average price of gas in the Show-Me State stands at $3.25 a gallon, compared to $3.53 a month ago.

Prices in Missouri range from $2.98 a gallon in Columbia to $3.59 a gallon in Leadington.

In Hannibal, gas costs from $3.36 to $3.39 a gallon.

In Illinois, GasBuddy says an average gallon of gas costs $3.53. That’s down 32 cents a gallon from a month ago.

The cheapest gas in Illinois is $3.07 in Dwight and Jacksonville. The other end of spectrum is $4.49 a gallon in Chicago.

In Quincy, gas prices range from $3.39 to $3.49 a gallon.

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