The state’s gas prices fell last week and averaged $2.98 per gallon on Monday for regular fuel, down from last week’s price of $3.11 per gallon, according to the United States Energy Information Administration.
The average price of fuel in the state has increased about 21 cents since last month. Statewide gas prices over the past year have been as low as $2.61 on January 8, 2024, and as high as $3.69 on April 10, 2023, according to the EIA.
A year ago, the average gas price in Ohio was 15% higher, at $3.51 per gallon.
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The average gas price in the United States last week was $3.10, making prices in the state about 3.7% lower than the national average. The national average gas price is up from last week’s average of $3.06 per gallon.
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