This is good news if you fill up in Iowa.

Iowa gas prices have fallen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.33/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,036 stations.

The Quad Cities- $2.46/g, down 0.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.46/g.

Gas prices in Iowa are 2.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 23.1 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Iowa is priced at $2.09/g today while the most expensive is $2.77/g, a difference of 68.0 cents per gallon.

The national average price of gasoline has fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.50/g today.

Historical gasoline prices in Iowa and the national average going back ten years:
January 27, 2019: $2.10/g (U.S. Average: $2.25/g)
January 27, 2018: $2.58/g (U.S. Average: $2.58/g)
January 27, 2017: $2.34/g (U.S. Average: $2.27/g)
January 27, 2016: $1.87/g (U.S. Average: $1.83/g)
January 27, 2015: $1.93/g (U.S. Average: $2.03/g)
January 27, 2014: $3.22/g (U.S. Average: $3.27/g)
January 27, 2013: $3.28/g (U.S. Average: $3.35/g)
January 27, 2012: $3.20/g (U.S. Average: $3.39/g)
January 27, 2011: $3.09/g (U.S. Average: $3.08/g)
January 27, 2010: $2.59/g (U.S. Average: $2.67/g)

While the national average could fall into the $2.30's before all is said and done, the downward move likely won't last much more than a few more weeks according to a article.

For now, it might be best not to rush to fill- nearly every station nationwide will be cutting their prices in the days ahead- but shop around if you do need to fill up and patronize the stations with the lowest prices if you can. 

US 104.9 logo
Enter your number to get our free mobile app

More From US 104.9