Gasoline Prices Inch Down for Second Straight Week

Gas prices inched down for a second straight week but remain elevated. As of October 2, the price of regular fell by 4 cents while the price of premium gas was unchanged from the previous week. According to, California has the highest average price for regular at $6.00 and Mississippi has the cheapest at $3.18.

Currently, the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline stands at $3.80, with premium gasoline averaging $4.76 per gallon. One year ago, regular gas was priced at $3.78 per gallon, while premium gas was at $4.72 per gallon.

Weekly Gas Prices Since 2000