Wayne, N.J., January 17, 2021 — New Jersey’s average gas price today is $3.37, down one cent from last week ($3.38). Motorists are paying four cents less than a month ago ($3.41), but 83 cents more than a year ago ($2.54). The average price in the Garden State is six cents more than the national average.
AAA Northeast’s January 17th survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be $3.31, one cent higher than last week ($3.30), but the same as one month ago. Nationally, on average, the price for a gallon of gas is 93 cents more than what drivers were paying this same time last year ($2.38).
“Prices remain high compared to a year ago, but the relative stability in recent weeks is some measure of good news for motorists,” says Robert Sinclair Jr., Senior Manager of Public Affairs for AAA Northeast.
Gas prices dropped by a penny in Connecticut and Pennsylvania to today’s averages of $3.48 and $3.51, respectively ($3.49, $3.52). The average price held steady at $3.48.
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