New Orleans, La. - Gasoline prices continue their downward slide. The average price of gasoline in New Orleans has fallen 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.42 a gallon. This compares with the national average of $3.70 per gallon, down 2.8 cents per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewOrleansGasPrices.com.
The latest numbers locally are 21.6 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 31.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 15.1 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 13.7 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.