Gas prices on the decline in Rockford, but for how long?

Gas prices drop across the U.S.
Gas prices drop across the U.S.(WIFR Newsroom)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 7:37 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 11:30 AM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Motorists are seeing some relief at the pump as the state average sank 19-cents per gallon over the past week.

Rockford saw a 21-cent decrease in the last seven days as the city average is $4.46 per gallon. The average cost of gas in Illinois now sits at $4.63 per gallon, according to AAA., more than 40-cents higher than the national average.

Diesel prices, though higher than ever, have also gone down roughly 15-cents as the city is averaging $5.35 per gallon.

The highest recorded average price for gas in the city of Rockford was $5.30 per gallon on June 15.

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