AAA: Gas Prices are 48 Cents Cheaper Than September 2019

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FRAMINGHAM – Massachusetts’s average gas price is down one cent from last week ($2.13), averaging $2.12 per gallon, according to AAA Northeast, which has an office in Framingham.

 Today’s price is the same as a month ago, and 49 cents cheaper than September 21, 2019 ($2.61).

Massachusetts’s average gas price is 6 cents lower than the national average.

“The majority of state averages have pushed cheaper by a penny or two since last Monday. With the nation entering the fall driving season, which typically sees fewer road trips, a continued drop in demand will likely lead to pump prices continuing to decrease,” said Mary Maguire, AAA Northeast Director of Public and Legislative Affairs, in a press release.

AAA Northeast’s September 21 survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be 1 cent lower than last week ($2.19), averaging $2.18 a gallon.

Today’s national average price is the same as a month ago, and 48 cents cheaper than this day last year ($2.66).

RegionCurrent Price*One Week AgoOne Month AgoOne Year Ago
Massachusetts$2.12$2.13$2.12$2.61
Rhode Island$2.14$2.15$2.13$2.53
Connecticut$2.19$2.20$2.19$2.70

*Prices as of September 21, 2020

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AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 63 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire and New York, providing more than 5.7 million local AAA members with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services

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