This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

AAA Chicago: Gas Price Averages Decline In November

AURORA, Ill., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Chicago's most recent Fuel Gauge Report estimates that in Illinois, the average regular unleaded gasoline prices decreased $.24 in November with an average cost of $3.52 for the month. This price is $.04 higher than last year.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO)

In northern Indiana, gas prices averaged $3.43 in November, which is down $.16 from October 2012 and up $.10 from November 2011. For both Illinois and Indiana, this is the lowest monthly average since January 2012.

"Most motorists managed to save a little money on gasoline just in time for holiday shopping," said Beth Mosher, AAA Chicago spokesperson. "Prices unfortunately did not fall as quickly as most of us would have liked as a result of factors ranging from fighting in the Middle East to optimism over the 'fiscal cliff.'"          

AAA predicts that gas prices will slowly drop through the end of the year and average between $3.20-$3.40 a gallon (national average) by New Year's Day.   

Other monthly averages across the region:
  • In Cook County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.71, which is down $.25 from last month and $.08 higher than last year's price-per-gallon.
  • In DuPage County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.57 per gallon, which is a $.22 decrease from October and up $.04 from last year.
  • In Kane County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.54 per gallon, which is $.23 lower compared to last month and $.05 higher than November 2011's price.
  • In Lake County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.54 per gallon, which is $.23 lower than last month and up by $.07 compared to this time last year.
  • In McHenry County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.50 per gallon, which is $.27 lower than last month's average and $.06 higher than November 2011's price.
  • In Will County, Ill., self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.51 per gallon, which is $.22 lower compared to last month and $.03 higher compared to last year.
  • In Champaign County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.46 per gallon, a decrease of $.12 from October and an increase of $.09 from last year.
  • In McLean County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.40 per gallon, which is $.15 lower from last month and $.09 higher than last year.
  • In Peoria County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.45 per gallon, which is down $.20 compared to last month and up $.07 from November 2011.
  • In Sangamon County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.38 per gallon, which is $.17 lower than last month and $.01 higher than last year.
  • In Winnebago County , Ill. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.47 per gallon, a decrease of $.20 from October and $.05 higher than November 2011.
  • In Allen County, Ind., self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.45 per gallon, which is $.14 lower from last month and $.13 higher than November 2011's price.
  • In Lake County , Ind. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.43 per gallon, a $.16 decrease from October's average and a $.09 increase from a year ago.
  • In Porter County, Ind., self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.43 per gallon, which is $.15 lower than last month and $.12 higher than last year.
  • In St. Joseph County , Ind. , self-serve regular unleaded gasoline averages $3.46 per gallon, which is $.19 lower compared to last month and $.14 higher compared to last year.

Fuel prices are posted on-line at www.fuelgaugereport.com, which updates prices daily for unleaded, diesel and E85 blends of fuel.

SOURCE AAA Chicago

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,374.76 +23.38 0.14%
S&P 500 1,951.13 +2.27 0.12%
NASDAQ 4,733.4970 -16.4820 -0.35%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs