Local gas prices drop a penny a gallon, AAA Southern New England says
The average price of gas in Massachusetts was $3.50 a gallon in the latest weekly AAA survey, down 1 cent from the average in the previous week’s survey, AAA Southern New England said Monday.
Prices in Massachusetts are up 8 cents over the past month, AAA Southern New England added.
The current national average is $3.62 a gallon. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was $3.56.
The range in prices in the latest AAA survey is 43 cents, from a low of $3.36 to a high of $3.79.
AAA’s weekly surveys examine prices for self-serve, regular unleaded gas.Chris Reidy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.