The average price for a gallon of gas in the Bellingham metro area was $4.38 on Friday, May 18, according to AAA Washington’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
The average is unchanged from Thursday, but is up 16 cents from a week ago. The big jump took place last weekend, jumping 12 cents between Friday and Monday. The record in Bellingham is $4.50, set in June 2008
Bellingham’s price remains the highest among Washington’s largest metro areas, with the next highest in Olympia, at $4.29 a gallon. Spokane remains the lowest among Washington metro areas, at $3.98 a gallon.
Bellingham diesel prices are averaging $4.51 a gallon on May 18, down a penny from the day before.