New Orleans, La. - The average price of gasoline in New Orleans has fallen 8.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.1 a gallon. This compares with the national average that has fallen 7.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.45 a gallon, according to gasoline price website NewOrleansGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in New Orleans during the past week, prices yesterday were 22.7 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 23.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 21.7 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 14.0 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.