Our wallets are finally going to get heavier in Colorado. Gas prices are going to drop dramatically across the nation.

This is a relief for many Coloradans that have been struggling to fill their tanks.

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Commuting is about to be cheaper, and we can spend our money on other necessities like bills, food, and Halloween candy for the neighborhood.

How Colorado's Gas Prices Compare to the Rest of the Nation


Although gas seems extremely expensive in Colorado right now, gas prices are actually on par with the national average. According to AAA, the average price for a gallon of gas in Colorado as of writing this is $3.65.

That is only 10 cents above the national average.

How Much Gas Prices Will Go Down


Gas is predicted to fall three cents a gallon over the weekend. Gas will continue to drop over the next weeks. According to an expert, gas could drop as much as 20 cents a gallon.

$3.45 a gallon? Sign me up. I have reward points at King Soopers waiting for me. I know that I have a 40-cent per gallon discount. I am pumped.

Gas Prices Could Fluctuate in Colorado, Here is Why


USA Today reports that the reason why gas prices rose across the nation is due to Hamas attacking Israel earlier this month. If more attacks happen, then gas will remain the same or potentially rise again.

Resources for Watching Gas Prices

I use two resources when looking for the cheapest and most reliable gas in Colorado. Firstly, I use Waze. Not only do I use Waze for navigation, but you are able to look at gas prices in real-time.

Another great resource is Gas Buddy. Whenever I am making a long trip I use their trip cost calculator.

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

Gallery Credit: Sophia Crisafulli

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