Midwest Gas Prices Lowest In Country
Associated Press - December 31, 2014 8:05 am
AAA says Missourians on average are paying the least for gas and prices in Kansas are the third lowest in the country.
AAA reported this week that Missouri has the least expensive gas on average at $1.93 a gallon for unleaded.
Oklahoma has second place with prices at $1.98 a gallon, and Kansas is third at $2.03.
The Kansas average has fallen 62 days in a row going back to October 29, for a total of 96 cents in consecutive daily declines, and prices have plummeted $1.53 since the peak Kansas 2014 price on June 26. Kansans are saving 14 cents from a week ago, 60 cents from a month ago, and $1.08 compared to one year ago
According to AAA this is the first time prices in Missouri and Oklahoma have dropped below $2 a gallon since 2009.
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.29 per gallon, and motorists are saving 11 cents per gallon compared to one week ago, 49 cents compared to one month ago and $1.02 per gallon compared to this same date last year. AAA estimates that drivers are saving more than $500 million per day each day compared to the highs in both the spring and summer.