Gas prices across Massachusetts are down three cents this week — just in time for a busy week of July 4th travel.

According to AAA Northeast, gas prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.84 per gallon. The Massachusetts price is one cent below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.85.

Last year at this time, gas was 66 cents lower at $2.18 in MA.

“Prices are at their highest point for Independence Day since 2014, but are still eight cents lower in Massachusetts than this past Memorial Day,” said Mary Maguire, Director of Public and Legislative Affairs. “That trend is good news for the almost 40 million Americans traveling this week.”

The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 27 cents, from a low of $2.69 to a high of $2.96.

Today’s local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:

Self Serve                                        Grade                        

$2.84 ($2.69-$2.96)                         Regular Unleaded                  

$3.09 ($2.89-$3.29)                         Midgrade Unleaded               

$3.23 ($2.99-$3.49)                         Premium Unleaded                

$3.17 ($3.05-$3.39)                         Diesel                           

 

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