Gas prices continue their weekly decline in Connecticut and on the national level.
Compared to last week, Connecticut average gas prices are down $.6 cents, AAA Northeast reports in its weekly gas survey. Today’s average gas price is $2.05. Compared to last month and last year, prices have dropped $.14 cents and $.32 cents, respectively.
On the National level, today’s average price is $1.89, down $.8 cents compared to last week; 11 cents since last month; and $.18 cents since last year.
AAA’s weekly survey of prices in the Nutmeg State’s four regional areas as follows:
- Greater Bridgeport/Stamford $2.16
- New Haven/Meriden $2.03
- Greater Hartford $2.02
- New London/Norwich $2.02
- Statewide Average: $2.05
Connecticut continues to hold steady at 11th place as the state with the highest gas prices. California and Hawaii have the highest gas prices at $2.77 and $2.64, respectively. Oklahoma and Missouri continue to register the lowest prices in the nation at $1.60 and $1.63, respectively. As of today, only 13 states are charging more than $2 a gallon for gas.
AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 61 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey providing more than 5.1 million local AAA members with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services.