Wayne, N.J., July 20, 2020 — New Jersey’s average gas price increased by a penny from last week to today’s average of $2.19 ($2.18). Today’s price is eight cents more expensive than a month ago ($2.11) and 63 cents cheaper than July 20, 2019 ($2.82). New Jersey’s average gas price is the same as the national average.
AAA Northeast’s July 20th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2.19, unchanged from last week. Today’s national average price is seven cents more than a month ago ($2.12), and 58 cents cheaper than this day last year ($2.77).
“During the last month, demand has averaged about 8.6 million barrels per day nationally while gasoline supplies have steadily declined,” said Robert Sinclair Jr., Manager of Media Relations for AAA Northeast. “Week by week, we are seeing mostly regional fluctuation at the pump based on gasoline supply and demand.”
The average gas price increased by a penny in Connecticut and New York to $2.20 and $2.26, respectively ($2.19, $2.25). In Pennsylvania, the average gas prices decreased by a penny to today’s average of $2.43 ($2.44). Hawaii has the highest average for a gallon of gas, at $3.21/gallon, while Mississippi has the cheapest at $1.83/gallon.
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*Prices as of July 20, 2020
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