PHOENIX — Gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are lower for the
eighth consecutive week.
Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday that the average statewide price
for unleaded regular gasoline is at $3.14 a gallon. That’s almost a nickel lower
than last week.
This week’s national average is at $3.19 per gallon, down by nearly 3 cents
from the previous week.
Triple-A analysts say Arizona’s average gasoline price remain at a nine-month
The East Valley area _ which includes Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler,
Ahwatukee, Apache Junction and Queen Creek _ has Arizona’s lowest average
gasoline price at $3.05 a gallon. Flagstaff has the highest at $3.42.
Missouri has the lowest average gas prices in the continental U.S. at $2.84 a
gallon with California having the highest at $3.60 a gallon.