Montana's prices rose another 2 cents over the last week, bringing the average price in the State to $3.77 per gallon. Meanwhile, the average price of gas nation wide has fallen just over four cents a gallon to reach an average of $3.85 per gallon. With the national price falling for two weeks in a row, analylsts are now more certain that the gas prices have plateaued for the summer. Patrick Dehaan with Gas Buddy says that we will probably be below the same numbers we had last year by the middle of the week. Click below to hear Dehaan's full explanation for the gas price trend.

Although Montana prices are still 16 cents higher than the same time last year, the national price is only a penny away from reaching last year's numbers.