New Orleans, La. - Gasoline prices edged up slightly in New Orleans over the past week, rising 1.8 cents per gallon. That brings the average cost of gas to $3.54 a gallon. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.70 a gallon, according to gasoline price website NewOrleansGasPrices.com.
The latest numbers are 18.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 29.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 21.9 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 11.8 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.