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Connecticut's Gas Prices Down 6 Cents Per Gallon In Past Week

Gas prices are continuing to fall.
Gas prices are continuing to fall. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Gas prices continue their weekly decline in Connecticut with prices compared to last week down 6 cents, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly gas survey.

The average price in the state is $2.05 per gallon. Compared to last month and last year, prices have dropped 14 cents and 32 cents, respectively.

Gas prices also are dropping on the national level,with the average price per gallon being $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. 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.

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