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In like a lamb, out like a lion- January's gas prices

GasBuddy Blog -- The lion ate the lamb. Gasoline prices began January like a lamb- quiet, steady, little changed. Unfortunately, the lion has come in and devoured the proverbial lamb- gasoline prices spiked as January closed. So with all that happened the second half of January to cause prices to rise, did gasoline prices really hit us that hard compared to last year? Let's find out.

January 2013's monthly average came in at $3.287, quite below January 2012's monthly average of $3.344. However, as January closed, prices closed in on last year, and surpassed them. On the last day of January 2013, prices were $3.429, higher than the same date a year ago when prices were $3.419.

So what cities came out the best (and worst) in January 2013...


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 5:55:35 AM

moose: so do I. :)
moose21040
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 2:20:32 PM

I hope I'm wrong Honda
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:01:34 AM

pawn: always has, always will.

BTW, your link code looks funky.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 7:59:13 AM

never say never moose. :)
moose21040
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 8:27:53 PM

never see $3.00 again
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 7:24:21 AM

Advo: pretty normal pattern.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2013 10:38:05 PM

must have been pretty low in Jan, RMG.
Advocoach
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2013 6:24:13 AM

But now prices are going up in Feb! Why?
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2013 6:04:38 AM

must have been pretty low in Jan, RMG.
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2013 10:59:11 AM

Up 94 cents since Jan 1. Poised to jump again the next few days.
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2013 10:56:34 AM

ok
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2013 12:01:09 AM

LuckyLou: same here.
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 10:42:58 PM

Never got below $3 here but rocketed up much faster than it came down!
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Yea. lets keep buying oil from from countries who finance terrorists. Lets put AMERICANS to work. Drill here and improve our balance of trade, hire Americans and and keep the taxes here!!!!!
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 5:55:25 AM

at least, now the gap between gas and diesel is "only" about 35 cents, not 60 or more like it has been.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 5, 2013 5:55:52 AM

prices went up by 20+ cents here for gas. Thankfully overpriced diesel hasn't gone up too much yet.
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Sad.
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It is now Feb.
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It's time to change this one.
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I'm up 30 cents in less than a month
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Gas prices higher and higher under Oblamer?! Yeah, shocker...
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:44:00 AM

Deja vu the lion now for a few days.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:25:17 AM

Moving on.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:18:43 AM

Our gas prices have gone up 30 cents lately.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:13:44 AM

If interested, you can read my earlier two posts (two separate days!).
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:12:03 AM

Real Old Article!!
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This article is really getting some mileage....
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In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ...
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:09:02 AM

way old!!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:08:23 AM

see yesterday
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:07:52 AM

$0.14 makes the difference between a lamb and a lion? That's a bit of exageration.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:07:46 AM

old news
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:07:42 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:07:41 AM

We're one of the cities that came out the worst up at $3.75.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:07:06 AM

Very old.
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old, bold, told.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:06:15 AM

There's no question that prices are rising......... sharply
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:05:56 AM

old
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I think I knew this yesterday..........
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:04:59 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:04:06 AM

again...
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:03:53 AM

and getting higher
cookieluver
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:03:19 AM

Down then skyrocketed the end of January.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:03:10 AM

The charlatan in chief is so happy......
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Sigh
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:02:52 AM

Looks as though the forecasts for low fuel prices in 2013 are waning.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:01:58 AM

Ok
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New story pls!
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:00:44 AM

this story has been on here way 2 long >>
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 10:00:44 AM

Gas going up? Really
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