FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Compared to last week, gas prices have dropped 6 cents, continuing their recent decline in Connecticut, according to the AAA Northeast weekly gas survey.
The average gas price is $2.05 per gallon, the survey said. Compared to last month and last year, prices have dropped 14 cents and 32 cents, respectively.
On the national level, the 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 Connecticut's four regional areas are:
- Greater Bridgeport/Stamford: $2.16
- New Haven/Meriden: $2.03
- Greater Hartford:$2.02
- New London/Norwich: $2.02
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 Tuesday, Jan. 19, only 13 states are averaging 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.
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