Why Does Gas Get Cheaper In Winter?
Have you ever noticed that U.S. gas prices are cheaper on average in wintertime than summertime? Have you got a pet theory as to why that might be? It turns out it’s not a case of market forces trying to entice hibernating drivers out into the cold to hit the road and burn fossil fuels. Instead, it’s due to the different formulations of summer and winter fuels, with the formula for winter fuel being cheaper, sometimes by as much as 15 cents per gallon at the pump.
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