Rockford gas prices drop 3.4 cents - – Rockford’s News Leader

Rockford gas prices drop 3.4 cents


Gas prices are down 3.4 cents in the Rockford area, according to's survey of 139 local gas stations.

The average price per gas in Rockford was $3.67 on Sunday, 31.6 cents lower than one year ago and 17.1 cents lower than one month ago.

The national average dropped just 1.9 cents in the last week to $3.61 per gallon. That price is 28.1 cents lower than one year ago and 10.3 cents lower than one month ago.

"Gas prices in March came in like a lion and are going out like a lamb," Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan said. "For the first time in a decade, gasoline prices are going to be lower at the end of March than the beginning."

DeHaan says that GasBuddy research shows the last time March ended with a lower price than it began with was in 2003.

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