FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Christmas may have come a little early for motorists in Fairfield County and throughout Connecticut as the average gas price is the lowest in the state since 2010, according to AAA of Southern New England.
Statewide prices have dropped to and average of $2.995, which is 23 cents lower than last month and 66 cents lower than the same period last year.
Connecticuts downward spiral continues to parallel ongoing gasoline drops on the national level, where todays national average prices for a gallon of regular is $2.67, 10 cents less than this time last week; 24 cents less than this time last month; and 57 cents less than this time last year.
Average gas prices in Connecticuts four regional areas as follows:
- Greater Bridgeport/Stamford: $3.07 per gallon
- New Haven-Meriden area: $2.98 per gallon
- Greater Hartford: $2.96 per gallon
- New London-Norwich area: $2.96 per gallon
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