Rochester’s gas prices remain 10 cents higher than early May

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — Average gas prices in Rochester remain 10 cents higher compared to the first week of May.

Local gas prices this week averaged at $4.69 per gallon, which is the same price as last week. That price is nearly $0.45 higher than last month, based on a survey of 319 stations in Rochester that GasBuddy released on Monday.

Prices in Buffalo, Syracuse, and New York City also remained uncharged after a steep increase last week. In addition, the national average was unchanged, ending the week at $4.46 per gallon.

The cheapest gas price in Rochester on Sunday was $4.37 per gallon, while the most expensive was $1.14 higher.

A statement from Gasbuddy said prices have climbed partially because the European Union signaled its desire to sanction Russian oil. In addition, inventories of U.S. petroleum inventories saw another weekly decline.

Compared to May of 2021, gas prices in Rochester are $1.72 per gallon higher.

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