SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – You may have noticed your getting a bit more for your buck at the pump this week as gas prices continue dropping.
According to a news release sent to 22News by AAA, Massachusetts’s average gas price is 1 cent lower than last week ($3.37), averaging $3.36 per gallon. Today’s price is 3 cents lower than a month ago ($3.39), and $1.02 higher than January 17, 2021 ($2.34). Massachusetts’s average gas price is 5 cents higher than the national average.
AAA Northeast’s January 17 survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be 1 cent higher than last week ($3.30), averaging $3.31 a gallon. Today’s national average price is the same as a month ago, and 93 cents higher than this day last year ($2.38).
Springfield gas prices have fallen nearly five cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23 according to a daily survey from GasBuddy.
Prices are ten cents lower than a month ago and the cheapest gas in the Springfield area is $2.94. The highest being $3.69.