AAA: Massachusetts Gas Prices Drop Another 12 Cents

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FRAMINGHAM –  The average gas price in Massachusetts is down 12 cents from last week ($3.80), averaging $3.68 per gallon, according to AAA Northeast which has an office in Framingham.

Today’s price is 52 cents lower than a month ago ($4.20), and 58 cents higher than September 19, 2021 ($3.10).

Massachusetts’ average gas price is 1 cent higher than the national average.

“All streaks have to end at some point, and the national average for a gallon of gas has fallen $1.34 since its peak in mid-June,” said Mary Maguire, AAA Northeast Director of Public and Government Affairs, in a press release. “Prices continue to fall locally, but there are big factors tugging on global oil prices—war, COVID, economic recession, and hurricane season. All this uncertainty could push oil prices higher, likely resulting in slightly higher pump prices.” 

AAA Northeast’s September 19 survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be 4 cents lower than last week ($3.71), averaging $3.67 a gallon.

Today’s national average price is 24 cents lower than a month ago ($3.91), and 48 cents higher than this day last year ($3.19).

RegionCurrent Price*One Week AgoOne Month AgoOne Year Ago
Massachusetts$3.68$3.80$4.20$3.10
Rhode Island$3.56$3.69$4.11$3.08
Connecticut$3.45$3.59$4.05$3.20

*Prices as of September 19, 2022

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AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 70 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire and New York, providing more than 6 million local AAA members with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services.

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