Average retail gasoline prices in the Bellaire area dropped 3 cents per gallon in the past week.
As of today, the average price for unleaded regular gasoline in the Bellaire area is $2.51 per gallon.
This compares with the national average that fell 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.70 per gallon, according to gasoline price website HoustonGasPrices.com.
Including the change in gas prices in Bellaire during the past week, prices yesterday were 28.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and 5.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.
The national average has increased 1.8 cents per gallon during the last month and now stands 20.7 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.