Christmas Gas Prices 2021: What You’ll Pay at Sugar Land Pumps
SUGAR LAND, TX – If you’ve been traveling by car in the months leading up to Christmas, you’ve likely noticed higher than normal gas prices in and around Sugar Land.
Are we ready to be relieved at the pump this Christmas? A little, but motorists will still pay an average of $ 1.19 more per gallon than a year ago, according to a recent AAA report.
In early December, the national average price per gallon of gasoline was $ 3.35, down seven cents from November.
While it has been two months since we have seen gas prices this low, the drop was mainly fueled by fears of a global economic slowdown linked to COVID-19, according to AAA.
So how much can you expect to pay at the pump in Sugar Land this Christmas?
AAA data shows the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Fort Bend County was $ 2.84 on Tuesday. Average prices are updated daily.
Residents of the western United States pay some of the highest gas prices in the country. As of December 9, gas prices were as high as $ 4.68 in California, $ 3.90 in Nevada, $ 3.87 in Washington state and $ 3.78 in Oregon.
Meanwhile, the southern plains states, including Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri, are enjoying the nation’s lowest gas prices, ranging from $ 2.89 to $ 2.96. $ per gallon.