Massachusetts gas prices drop 3 cents a gallon, AAA Southern New England says

The average price of gas in Massachusetts is $3.44 a gallon in the latest weekly survey from AAA, down 3 cents from the previous week’s average, AAA Southern New England said Monday.

The Massachusetts average is a penny higher than it was a month ago.

The current Massachusetts average is 13 cents higher than the national average of $3.31 a gallon. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average was 1 cent lower at $3.43.

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In the current Massachusetts weekly survey, prices had a range of 31 cents, from a low of $3.29 to a high of $3.60.

AAA’s weekly surveys focus on self-serve regular unleaded gas.