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In like a lamb, out like a lion- January's gas prices

GasBuddy Blog -- The lion ate the lamb. Gasoline prices began January like a lamb- quiet, steady, little changed. Unfortunately, the lion has come in and devoured the proverbial lamb- gasoline prices spiked as January closed. So with all that happened the second half of January to cause prices to rise, did gasoline prices really hit us that hard compared to last year? Let's find out.

January 2013's monthly average came in at $3.287, quite below January 2012's monthly average of $3.344. However, as January closed, prices closed in on last year, and surpassed them. On the last day of January 2013, prices were $3.429, higher than the same date a year ago when prices were $3.419.

So what cities came out the best (and worst) in January 2013...


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 2:55:35 AM

moose: so do I. :)
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I hope I'm wrong Honda
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pawn: always has, always will.

BTW, your link code looks funky.
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High gasoline price hurts consumer confidence!High gasoline price hurts consumer confidence![L=http://][/L]
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never say never moose. :)
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 5:27:53 PM

never see $3.00 again
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 4:24:21 AM

Advo: pretty normal pattern.
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2013 7:38:05 PM

must have been pretty low in Jan, RMG.
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2013 3:24:13 AM

But now prices are going up in Feb! Why?
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honda0105
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must have been pretty low in Jan, RMG.
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2013 7:59:11 AM

Up 94 cents since Jan 1. Poised to jump again the next few days.
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ok
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LuckyLou: same here.
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Never got below $3 here but rocketed up much faster than it came down!
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Yea. lets keep buying oil from from countries who finance terrorists. Lets put AMERICANS to work. Drill here and improve our balance of trade, hire Americans and and keep the taxes here!!!!!
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at least, now the gap between gas and diesel is "only" about 35 cents, not 60 or more like it has been.
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prices went up by 20+ cents here for gas. Thankfully overpriced diesel hasn't gone up too much yet.
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Sad.
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It is now Feb.
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It's time to change this one.
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I'm up 30 cents in less than a month
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Gas prices higher and higher under Oblamer?! Yeah, shocker...
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Deja vu the lion now for a few days.
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Moving on.
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Our gas prices have gone up 30 cents lately.
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If interested, you can read my earlier two posts (two separate days!).
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Real Old Article!!
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This article is really getting some mileage....
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In the jungle, the mighty jungle, ...
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way old!!!!
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see yesterday
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 7:07:52 AM

$0.14 makes the difference between a lamb and a lion? That's a bit of exageration.
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old news
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yes
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 7:07:41 AM

We're one of the cities that came out the worst up at $3.75.
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 7:07:06 AM

Very old.
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old, bold, told.
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There's no question that prices are rising......... sharply
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old
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I think I knew this yesterday..........
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Old news.
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again...
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 7:03:53 AM

and getting higher
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 7:03:19 AM

Down then skyrocketed the end of January.
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The charlatan in chief is so happy......
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Sigh
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Looks as though the forecasts for low fuel prices in 2013 are waning.
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Ok
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New story pls!
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this story has been on here way 2 long >>
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