(WOIO) –

Northeast Ohio gas prices fell about eight cents a gallon this week to $3.46, according to AAA East Central.

Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.61 per gallon. This price is about four cents less than one week ago and five cents less than one month ago. Today is the 18th consecutive day the national average has decreased. As predicted by AAA, the retail price at the pump continued to tick lower following the Independence Day holiday due primarily to lower crude oil costs as the situation stabilizes in Iraq, The national average may continue to slide or remain flat, barring any geopolitical concerns, major hurricane or refinery disruptions.

While prices in many states remain elevated, the price at the pump in 45 states and Washington D.C. has fallen over the past week with the biggest savings occurring in the Midwest, including in Kentucky (-10 cents) and Ohio (-9 cents). Year-over-year averages have increased in 36 states and Washington D.C. led by: Nevada (+17 cents), Pennsylvania (+16 cents) and Alaska (+13 cents).


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