Rochester’s gas prices show downward trend but remain higher than a month ago
ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) – Average gas prices in Rochester fell by 2.8 cents this week but still remain $1.49 per gallon more than a year ago. For the past three weeks, Rochester’s prices have either fallen or remained steady.
This week’s average price in Rochester was $4.34 per gallon, based on GasBuddy’s survey released on Monday of 319 Rochester area stations. The cheapest gas price recorded in Rochester this week was $3.95 per gallon on Sunday, while the most expensive was more than $0.65 per gallon higher.
Like last week, gas prices were lower in Buffalo, Syracuse, and New York City. Prices in Syracuse this week were 5 cents cheaper than in Rochester. Gas prices in Rochester also remain higher than the national average, which was $4.17 per gallon.
Nationally, gas prices have seen a downward trend since early March, but have skyrocketed since mid-January, showed a chart from GasBuddy.