Local gas prices continue to drop, down 4¢ in the past week and 10¢ lower than the national rate.
Rockford’s average on Sunday was $1.87/gal., comparing nationally to a rate of $1.97/gal., according to GasBuddy.com. That makes Rockford’s average 9.1¢ cheaper than on this day last year, and 3.5¢ cheaper than this day one month ago.
Here are the averages for nearby metro areas:
- Chicago – $2.13/gal.
- Madison – $1.83/gal.
- Milwaukee – $1.89/gal.