For a third straight week, Oklahoma’s average gasoline prices are the second lowest in the nation. The state’s average this week, according to AAA Oklahoma is $2.07 a gallon, down 12 cents from a month ago.
Oklahoma’s average trails only South Carolina’s $2.01 a gallon and is 27 cents below the national average of $2.34. The average in Oklahoma City is $2.05, down 15 cents from one month ago. Tulsa’s average is still $2 a gallon, same as last week but down 16 cents from 30 days ago.
AAA reports ever state in the South and Southeast saw prices drop in the past week with the except of Kentucky where the average rose 5 cents.
While South Carolina and Oklahoma have the cheapest gasoline prices in the country, others aren’t far behind. Alabama is $2.04 along with Mississippi and Tennessee. The average in Arkansas is $2.10 a gallon while the averages in Louisiana and Missouri are $2.12.
If you’re driving to California, be prepared to pay $2.98 a gallon. The average in Alaska is $2.90 while Oregon’s is $2.73. East-coast prices are high too. Pennsylvania’s average is $2.57 while the average in the nation’s capital is $2.51 and the average in New York is $2.50 a gallon.