New Mexico gas prices: national average rises ahead of Memorial Day Weekend


NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – According to new data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), gas demand increased from 9.22 million b/d to 9.58 million b/d last week. Higher demand will likely contribute to fluctuations in pump prices through the holiday weekend as AAA predicts 34 million Americans will travel by car – an increase of 53% from last year.

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Since Monday, new information from AAA says that the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline has increased by a penny to $3.04. However, good news for New Mexicans as Friday’s AAA national average gas per gallon is $3.044, while New Mexico’s average is $2.950.

New Mexico Avg Gas Prices Friday May 28, 2021

Current Avg.$2.924$3.255$3.547$3.087
Yesterday Avg.$2.928$3.256$3.542$3.084
Week Ago Avg.$2.918$3.249$3.526$3.086
Month Ago Avg.$2.835$3.182$3.460$3.040
Year Ago Avg.$1.818$2.124$2.398$2.301

Highest recorded average price in Albuquerque – July 17, 2008

  • Regular Unleaded $3.987
  • Diesel $4.821

Current Avg.$3.151$3.434$3.693$3.241
Yesterday Avg.$3.150$3.433$3.697$3.242
Week Ago Avg.$3.153$3.454$3.708$3.239
Month Ago Avg.$2.983$3.260$3.510$3.217
Year Ago Avg.$1.989$2.236$2.473$2.592

Highest recorded average price in Farmington – July 15, 2008

  • Regular Unleaded $4.150
  • Diesel $4.966

Santa FeRegularMidPremiumDiesel
Current Avg.$2.955$3.214$3.484$3.244
Yesterday Avg.$2.955$3.210$3.485$3.246
Week Ago Avg.$2.951$3.209$3.475$3.244
Month Ago Avg.$2.852$3.135$3.397$3.208
Year Ago Avg.$1.758$1.979$2.247$2.476

Highest recorded average price in Santa Fe

  • Regular Unleaded $4.044 on July 7, 2008
  • Diesel $4885 on July 16, 2008

Las CrucesRegularMidPremiumDiesel
Current Avg.$2.826$3.154$3.457$3.043
Yesterday Avg.$2.827$3.147$3.447$3.045
Week Ago Avg.$2.835$3.154$3.438$3.044
Month Ago Avg.$2.800$3.128$3.411$3.037
Year Ago Avg.$1.903$2.233$2.537$2.529

Highest recorded average price in Las Cruces

  • Regular Unleaded $4.012 on July 15, 2008
  • Diesel $4.745 on July 16, 2008

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