Average gas prices drop nearly 4 cents

July 12, 2010 7:42:03 AM PDT
The average price of regular gasoline in the United States has dropped 3.88 cents over a two-week period to $2.73.

That's according to the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday.

Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average price for a gallon of mid-grade was $2.87. Premium was at $2.98.

Jackson, Miss., had the lowest average price among cities surveyed at $2.43 a gallon for regular. San Francisco was the highest at $3.16.

Diesel was at $2.99, down 2.15 cents from two weeks ago.

In California, the average price for a gallon of regular was $3.09.

San Diego had the state's least expensive gas at $3.06 a gallon.

Local gas prices from AAA:

Philadelphia (5-county)
Fri - $2.75
Sat - $2.75
Sun - $2.75
Mon - $2.75

Pennsylvania
Fri - $2.70
Sat - $2.70
Sun - $2.70
Mon - $2.70

S. Jersey
Fri - $2.54
Sat - $2.55
Sun - $2.54
Mon - $2.54

Delaware
Fri - $2.65
Sat - $2.64
Sun - $2.65
Mon - $2.64

National
Fri - $2.71
Sat - $2.71
Sun - $2.71
Mon - $2.72


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