Gas prices keep dropping across state, nation

2013-10-04T00:00:00Z Gas prices keep dropping across state, nationArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
October 04, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Gas prices continued to fall in Arizona for the second week in a row, according to AAA Arizona. But Tucson no longer boasts the state's lowest average price.

The statewide average price dropped almost 4 cents this week to $3.32 per gallon of regular on Thursday, AAA said. The nationwide average fell almost 6 cents this week to $3.38 per gallon.

Tucson lost its long-held distinction of having the lowest average gas price in the state, though the average price fell more than 2 cents this week to $3.25 per gallon on Thursday. Glendale is the new low-price leader, with an average price of $3.23 per gallon after a 7-cent drop this week.

Flagstaff kept the highest average gas price, at $3.55 per gallon on Thursday.

Given current market factors, the national fuel average could shed another 25 to 30 cents per gallon by the end of the year, AAA said.

Contact Assistant Business Editor David Wichner at or 573-4181.

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