While gas prices decline, consumers still feel the pressure

Gas prices in South Dakota have dropped, but it is still quite expensive when compared to 2020.
Gas prices in South Dakota have dropped, but it is still quite expensive when compared to 2020.(KOTA/KEVN)
Published: Oct. 31, 2022 at 6:36 PM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - In the last week, gas has gone down 6.9 cents per gallon to an average of $3.58 a gallon in South Dakota. Gas prices in South Dakota are 2.7 cents lower per gallon than a month ago but are still 23.3 cents higher per gallon than a year ago.

According to Gas Buddy price reports, the cheapest station in South Dakota was priced at $3.01 on Oct.29; while the most expensive was $4.04, which is over a dollar difference.

“For the third consecutive week, we’ve seen the national average price of gasoline decline, and while that is good news for most regions -- the northeast is seeing a jump due to tight supply,” said Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis for Gas Buddy.

Gas is still up over a dollar from 2020.