Diesel and gas prices both dropped in Bellingham following the Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA Washington’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
The price for diesel took a significant drop the past few days. The average price for a gallon of diesel on Tuesday, May 29 was $4.33 in the Bellingham metro area, down 18 cents from a week ago and down 21 cents compared a month ago.
Bellingham’s average diesel price is no longer the highest among major metro areas. Olympia has the highest average price for diesel, at $4.45 a gallon.
Gas prices in the Bellingam averaged $4.42 a gallon on May 29, down four cents from Monday but up 2 cents compared to a week ago. The record high for Bellingham is $4.50 a gallon, set in June 2008.
Bellingham’s gas price is still the highest among major Washington metro areas, with Seattle the next highest at $4.32 a gallon.