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For 160 years Washington Gas has been distributing natural gas to customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. We bring natural gas to your home or business safely and reliably.

Washington Gas Purchased Gas Costs*

District of Columbia


 Month, Year

 Dollars Per Therm

October 1997 $.4233
November 1997 $.5173
December 1997 $.4034
January 1998 $.3700
February 1998 $.3190
March 1998 $.3289
April 1998 $.3088
May 1998 $.3233
June 1998 $.3509
July 1998 $.3457
August 1998 $.3524
September 1998 $.3486
October 1998 $.3670
November 1998 $.3638
December 1998 $.3670
January 1999 $.3688
February 1999 $.3252
March 1999 $.2732
April 1999 $.2514
May 1999 $.2877
June 1999 $.3376
July 1999 $.3376
August 1999 $.3376
September 1999 $.4384
October 1999 $.4384
November 1999 $.4232
December 1999 $.3414
January 2000 $.3414
February 2000 $.3561
March 2000 $.3596
April 2000 $.3596
May 2000 $.3096
June 2000 $.3160
July 2000 $.4126
August 2000 $.4126
September 2000 $.5326
October 2000 $.5797
November 2000 $.5797
December 2000 $.6233
January 2001 $.7751
February 2001 $.7479
March 2001 $.6942
April 2001 $.7835
May 2001 $.7835
June 2001 $.6442
July 2001 $.6442
August 2001 $.6442
September 2001 $.5210
October 2001 $.5210
November 2001 $.5210
December 2001 $.5771
January 2002 $.5771
February 2002 $.4871
March 2002 $.4968
April 2002 $.5871
May 2002 $.5871
June 2002 $.6232
July 2002 $.6232
August 2002 $.6232
September 2002 $.5753
October 2002 $.5753
November 2002 $.6118
December 2002 $.5274
January 2003 $.5413
February 2003 $.5848
March 2003 $.9589
April 2003 $.7419
May 2003 $.6865
June 2003 $.7975
July 2003 $.7381
August 2003 $.7381
September 2003 $.6733
October 2003 $.6733
November 2003 $.6733
December 2003 $.6947
January 2004 $.7616
February 2004 $.8066
March 2004 $.6657
April 2004 $.7436
May 2004 $.8317
June 2004 $.9116
July 2004 $.8662
August 2004 $.8662
September 2004 $.7664
October 2004 $.7664
November 2004 $.9376
December 2004 $.8899
January 2005 $.9268
February 2005 $.9165
March 2005 $.8127
April 2005 $.9543
May 2005 $.9543
June 2005 $.8775
July 2005 $.9643
August 2005 $.9643
September 2005 $1.0863
October 2005 $1.3758
November 2005 $1.3758
December 2005 $1.2687
January 2006 $1.4912
February 2006 $1.3934
March 2006 $1.1581
April 2006 $1.1615
May 2006 $0.9579
June 2006 $0.7781
July 2006 $0.7781
August 2006 $0.7608
September 2006 $0.8646
October 2006 $0.8730
November 2006 $0.9619
December 2006 $1.1176
January 2007 $1.1176
February 2007 $1.1176
March 2007 $1.0063
April 2007 $1.0063
May 2007 $1.0063
June 2007 $1.0211
July 2007 $0.9657
August 2007 $0.8729
September 2007 $0.9828
October 2007 $0.9244
November 2007 $0.9983
December 2007 $1.0800
January 2008 $1.0354
February 2008 $1.0851
March 2008 $1.0862
April 2008 $1.0255
May 2008 $1.2336
June 2008 $1.3330
July 2008 $1.6135
August 2008 $1.3259
September 2008 $1.1177
October 2008 $1.1177
November 2008 $1.0526
December 2008                      $1.1648
January 2009                      $1.0445
February 2009                      $0.9648
 March 2009                      $0.6186
 April 2009                      $0.9113
 May 2009                      $0.7674
 June 2009                      $0.7566
 July 2009                      $0.7523 
 August 2009                      $0.7523
 September 2009                      $0.7546
 October 2009                      $.07748
 November 2009                      $0.8226
 December 2009                      $0.7362
 January 2010                      $0.8192
 February 2010                            $0.8571
 March 2010                       $0.7997
 April 2010                      $0.7283
 May 2010                      $0.7283
 June 2010                      $0.7902
 July 2010                      $1.0101
 August 2010                      $1.0101 
 September 2010                      $0.7517
 October 2010                      $0.7517
 November 2010                      $0.7517 
 December 2010                      $0.7067
 January 2011                      $0.7458
 February 2011                      $0.7590
 March 2011                      $0.7648
 April 2011                      $0.7048
 May 2011                      $0.7048
 June 2011                      $0.7384
 July 2011                      $0.7659
 August 2011                      $0.8103
 September 2011                      $0.6813
 October 2011                      $0.6813
 November 2011                      $0.6813
 December 2011                      $0.7531
 January 2012                      $0.7294
 February 2012                      $0.6507
 March 2012                      $0.5385
 April 2012                      $.0.6279
 May 2012                      $0.5370
 June 2012                      $0.6301
 July 2012                      $0.6301
 August 2012                      $0.6878
 September 2012                      $0.5287
 October 2012                      $0.5287
 November 2012                          $0.5817
 December 2012                      $0.6035
 January 2013                      $0.6159
 February 2013                      $0.6545
 March 2013                      $0.6227
 April 2013                      $0.7491
 May 2013                      $0.7896
 June 2013                      $0.7539
 July 2013                      $0.6831
 August 2013                      $0.5648
 September 2013                         $0.5962
 October 2013                      $0.6380
 November 2013                      $0.6380
 December 2013                      $0.5646
 January 2014                      $0.5946
 February 2014                      $0.6466
 March 2014                      $0.9251
 April 2014                      $0.8135
 May 2014                      $0.7177
 June 2014                      $0.6904
 July 2014                      $0.6904
 August 2014                      $0.5273
 September 2014                      $0.5395
 October 2014                      $0.5395
 November 2014                      $0.5395

*Reflects purchased gas costs less balancing charges listed below. Effective April 2001, the Balancing Charge is billed to third party suppliers by Washington Gas to recover a portion of Washington Gas' capacity and peaking operation's costs. The Balancing Charge does not include a portion of Washington Gas' storage costs, which are billed separately to third party suppliers.

Balancing charge: $.0476 (October 1997 - October 1998)
  $.0515 (November 1998 - November 1999)
  $.0603 (December 1999 - November 2000)
  $.0741 (December 2000 - March 2001)
  $.0142 (April 2001 - December 2001)
  $.0145 (December 2001 - December 2002)
  $.0179 (December 2002 - March 2003)
  $.0214(March 2003 - December 2003)
  $.0189 (December 2003 - February 2004)
  $.0121 (March 2004 - April 2004)
  $.0155 (May 2004 - November 2004)
  $.0237 (December 2004 - February 2005)
  $.0190 (March 2005 - November 2005)
  $.0095 (December 2005 - February 2006)
  $.0122 (March 2006 - November 2006)
  $.0072 (December 2006 - February 2007)
  $.0168 (March 2007 - November 2007)
  $.0149 (December 2007 - February 2008)
  $.0156 (March 2008 - November 2008)
  $.0257 (December 2008 - February 2009)
   $.0192 (March 2009 - November 2009)
   $.0172 (December 2009 - February 2010)
   $.0108 (March 2010 - November 2010)
   $.0098 (December 2010 - February 2011)
   $.0161 (March 2011 - November 2011)
   $.0122 (December 2011 - February 2012)
   $.0183 (March 2012 - November 2012)
   $.0096 (December 2012 - February 2013)
   $0.007 (March 2013 - November 2013)
   $0.011 (December 2013 - February 2014)
   $0.0147 (March 2014 - November 2014)