Lowest Gas Prices Since 2009

Date posted - January 21, 2016

gas pumpNorthwest Iowa — If you’ve been watching the pump prices lately you know that gasoline prices are continuing to slide, now averaging $1.82 per gallon statewide, with prices in Sheldon at $1.74. ┬áThis is the lowest average we’ve seen in about seven years.

Gail Weinholzer, spokeswoman for Triple-A-Iowa, says the prices may keep falling for another four to six weeks.

She says consumers are used to the ups and downs.

The current statewide average of $1.82 is the lowest in Iowa since February of 2009. Iowa’s cheapest gas is now selling in Davenport at $1.71 while it’s most expensive in Des Moines at $1.88.

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