AAA Texas: Gas prices dropping, but decreasing at slower rate

AAA Texas: Gas prices dropping, but decreasing at slower rate

Gas prices in Lubbock are five cents less than they were on this day last week, and 24 cents less than last year.

The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.35 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That is two cents less than on this day last week and is 26 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year.

Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in Odessa are paying the most on average at $2.58 while drivers in McAllen are paying the least at $2.14 per gallon. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.60, which is four cents less than this day last week and 23 cents less than the price per gallon at this same time last year.

Here are AAA Texas' listed prices for other cities in Texas:

Area

08/22/2019

Week Ago

Week Ago Difference

Year Ago

Year Ago Difference

Date

Record Price

National

$2.60

$2.64

-0.04

$2.83

-0.23

07/17/08

$4.11

Texas

$2.35

$2.37

-0.02

$2.61

-0.26

07/17/08

$3.98

Abilene

$2.26

$2.31

-0.05

$2.65

-0.39

   

Amarillo

$2.18

$2.23

-0.05

$2.50

-0.32

07/15/08

$4.01

Austin-San Marcos

$2.35

$2.39

-0.04

$2.60

-0.25

07/17/08

$3.97

Beaumont-Port Arthur

$2.31

$2.37

-0.06

$2.60

-0.29

07/16/08

$4.00

Brownsville-Harlingen

$2.22

$2.25

-0.03

$2.53

-0.31

   

College Station-Bryan

$2.40

$2.43

-0.03

$2.64

-0.24

   

Corpus Christi

$2.31

$2.36

-0.05

$2.58

-0.27

07/15/08

$3.96

Dallas

$2.34

$2.30

+0.04

$2.60

-0.26

07/16/08

$3.98

El Paso

$2.48

$2.54

-0.06

$2.71

-0.23

07/17/08

$3.97

Fort Worth-Arlington

$2.35

$2.30

+0.05

$2.59

-0.24

07/16/08

$3.97

Galveston-Texas City

$2.38

$2.43

-0.05

$2.63

-0.25

07/14/08

$3.97

Houston

$2.35

$2.40

-0.05

$2.61

-0.26

07/17/08

$3.96

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood

$2.30

$2.34

-0.04

$2.58

-0.28

   

Laredo

$2.29

$2.32

-0.03

$2.58

-0.29

   

Longview

$2.32

$2.35

-0.03

$2.59

-0.27

   

Lubbock

$2.27

$2.32

-0.05

$2.51

-0.24

   

McAllen

$2.14

$2.19

-0.05

$2.53

-0.39

   

Midland

$2.54

$2.59

-0.05

$3.07

-0.53

   

Odessa

$2.58

$2.59

-0.01

$2.99

-0.41

   

San Angelo

$2.38

$2.40

-0.02

$2.58

-0.20

   

San Antonio

$2.29

$2.34

-0.05

$2.52

-0.23

07/16/08

$3.96

Sherman-Denison

$2.26

$2.20

+0.06

$2.51

-0.25

   

Texarkana

$2.24

$2.25

-0.01

$2.51

-0.27

07/16/08

$3.98

Tyler

$2.24

$2.30

-0.06

$2.55

-0.31

   

Victoria

$2.36

$2.40

-0.04

$2.61

-0.25

   

Waco

$2.29

$2.33

-0.04

$2.56

-0.27

   

Wichita Falls

$2.27

$2.32

-0.05

$2.50

-0.23

   
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