Regional gas prices rose for the second straight week and averaged $3.12 per gallon for regular fuel on Monday, up from last week’s price of $3.09 per gallon, according to the United States Energy Information Administration.
The average price of fuel in the New England region has increased by about 0 cents since last month. According to the EIA, gas prices in the region over the past year have been as low as $3.07 on January 22, 2024 and as high as $3.78 on August 21, 2023.
A year ago, the average gas price in the New England region was 9% higher, at $3.42 per gallon.
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The average gas price in the United States last week was $3.14, making prices in the New England region about 0.5% lower than the national average. The national average gas price is up from last week’s average of $3.1 per gallon.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s count of prices in New England states includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
The USA TODAY Network is publishing localized versions of this story on its news sites across the country, generated from data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Please leave your comments or corrections for this story here. This story was written by Ozge Terzioglu.
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