Wayne, N.J., August 3, 2020 — New Jersey’s average gas price dropped a penny this week to $2.18 this week ($2.19). Today’s price is two cents more expensive than a month ago ($2.16) and 60 cents cheaper than August 3, 2019 ($2.79). New Jersey’s average gas price is the same as than the national average.
AAA Northeast’s August 3rd survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $2.18, the same as last week. Today’s national average price is one cent more than a month ago ($2.17), and 53 cents cheaper than this day last year ($2.71).
“There’s no doubt that this is the cheapest summer at the pump for drivers in more than a decade. The last two months have posted a national average of $2.14,” said Robert Sinclair, Manager of Media Relations for AAA Northeast. “While we expect to see typical fluctuation, August gas prices are not expected to spike, especially amid increases in COVID-19 cases.”
The average gas price also held steady at $2.26 in New York, while it decreased by a penny to $2.19 and $2.41 in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, respectively ($2.20, $2.42). Hawaii has the highest average for a gallon of gas, at $3.21/gallon, while Mississippi has the cheapest at $1.82/gallon.
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*Prices as of August 3, 2020
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