One in Ten U.S. Stations Selling Gas for Less than $3 per Gallon
- Approximately one-in-ten U.S. gas stations are charging less than $3 per gallon today, while drivers can find a station selling gas below that price in 35 states. This is significantly less than at the middle of November when one in four stations were selling gas below $3 per gallon.
- Today’s national average of $3.27 per gallon is 12 cents per gallon cheaper than a year ago and is the cheapest for this day since 2010. The most common price at U.S. stations today is $3.099 per gallon.
- Drivers in two states are paying an average less than $3 per gallon including Missouri and Oklahoma. Averages in six additional states are within a dime of $3 per gallon and could drop below that price by the end of the year.
- The five states with the highest average prices today include: Hawaii ($3.93), Alaska ($3.65), Connecticut ($3.64), New York ($3.64) and California ($3.58). The five states with the lowest average prices include: Missouri ($2.94), Oklahoma ($2.97), Kansas ($3.00), Montana ($3.04) and New Mexico ($3.06).