Thursday, February 12, 2009
Roanoke average gas prices, Jan. 2008 to Feb. 2009
Price per gallon of self-serve regular
Gasoline prices both nationally and locally have fluctuated dramatically in the last year or so, from a high $4.13 per gallon in Roanoke, to a low of $1.37. The graph below shows the daily average (excluding weekends) price for the U.S., Virginia, and the Roanoke area through Feb. 12. Notice the spike in prices around Sept. 15. That's the weekend when some gas stations hiked prices to over $5 per gallon, triggering complaints of price gouging. Scroll over the graph to get more detailed information.
Source: AAA Mid-Atlantic
Last Updated: 2/12/2009