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Will gasoline prices reverse their downward trend in January 2019?

We are two weeks into the new year and fuel price data have some analysts asking if this is the end of falling gasoline prices?, and will they begin trending upward? That’s a good question. Let’s take a look at some of the data? For starters, here are some fuel price stats for regular gasoline (Source: … Continue reading

A Pre-Christmas Check of U.S. Gas Prices

Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through the land, many U.S. motorists can be heard singing or humming the first verse of “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”: It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s the most … Continue reading

The 2018 Winter Solstice Is Almost Here

One of my daily habits is getting at least one update on the local and national meteorological forecasts. My interests in these forecasts are often tied to my business and personal travel itineraries. They have also proven to be useful data for work that I have done, am doing, or plan to do. My weather … Continue reading

U.S. Gas Prices Are Higher and Lower For Thanksgiving 2018

It’s Thanksgiving Eve and we are in the middle of a mad travel dash here in the U.S. Many of my fellow Americans have already reached their destinations for this holiday week, while others are finally heading out the doors to join family members and friends to honor this annual tradition. AAA has predicted that … Continue reading

Don’t Forget – Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018

Need an extra hour of sleep? Then “fall back” this Sunday! With Halloween, the mid-term elections, and so many other activities to occupy our waking thoughts for the next nine days, today seemed like a good time to remind my readers that Daylight Saving Time (DST) will come to an end on Sunday, November 4, … Continue reading

Gas Prices Show Slight Uptick as Labor Day Weekend 2018 Begins

H Congratulations! We made it to the last day of the eighth month of the year. It’s Friday, August 31, 2018, and many of you are already in the home stretch of beginning your Labor Day Holiday Weekend. Aside from that extra day off that most of us will get to do just about anything … Continue reading

How Much Will U.S. Gas Prices Increase Between Now and Labor Day 2018?

We are 10 weeks in for this Summer Driving Season! The cost of petrol has been on an interesting roller coaster ride for the last six months. Prices began an upward trend around the first week in March and climbed steadily to the highest average this year of $2.984 on May 25, 2018 which also … Continue reading

Numbers: Gas Price Updates and 2018 Independence Day Stats

July 4th falls on a Wednesday this year. AAA’s latest July 4th Travel Report shows that an estimated 47 million Americans are expected to travel 50+ miles away from their homes for the holiday. This is a record number for the 4th of July holiday and a five (5) percent increase from last year. With … Continue reading

One Week Later, Gas Prices Are Down 1.5 to 2 Cents

A review of current gas prices shows that today’s national average for unleaded regular gasoline is $2.953. Additional fuel price information from AAA shows that gas prices are down 1.9 ¢ over one week ago: $2.957 Yesterday’s average $2.971 One Week Ago $2.814  One Month Ago $2.382  One Year Ago For the most part, gas prices … Continue reading

One last Peek at Gas Prices for Memorial Day Weekend 2018

It’s Friday, May 25, 2018, and for those who are not working today, the start of a four-day weekend that includes the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 28th.  AAA projects that more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than … Continue reading

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