Gas price jumps 14 cents in Kelowna; Kamloops may be next
The cost of a litre of regular gasoline in Kelowna hit $1.83.9 over the weekend, up 14 cents from last Thursday.
Kamloops prices have been steadily dropping over the past few weeks from a summer high of $1.75.9 on Aug. 2 to $1.69.9 today, Sept. 18. But that may be on the way to changing dramatically as a number of stations are now selling for $1.79.9, according to Gasbuddy.com.
Prices in Vernon remain at $1.74.9, where they’ve been at for the past week. That’s a two-cent per litre drop from Sept. 11. It was at $1.76.6 since Aug 2.
Penticton prices range from $1.73.9 to $1.79.9. Prices there have been at $1.74.9 since Sept. 8, down one cent from where they were since Aug. 1.
Kelowna’s gas prices have shown the greatest fluctuation over the summer, dropping as low as $1.60.9 from July 23 to 26 before jumping to $1.79.9 on July 29. They fell a few cents a litre into August then took a ten-cent jump to $1.85.9 on Aug. 13 before starting a slow and steady decline then jumped back up this weekend.
Gas is selling for $2.03.9 to $2.04.9 in most Vancouver gas stations today. It’s $1.44.9 to $1.47.9 at most Calgary stations and as high as $1.70.9 in Toronto.
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