Massachusetts gas prices drop 2 cents a gallon, AAA Southern New England says

The average price for gas in Massachusetts is $3.62 a gallon in the latest weekly AAA survey, down 2 cents from the previous week’s average, AAA Southern New England said.

Massachusetts prices are down 9 cents over the past month, AAA Southern New England added.

The latest Massachusetts average price is 8 cents higher than the current national average of $3.54 a gallon. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was 11 cents higher at $3.73.

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In the current Massachusetts survey, the range in prices was 53 cents, from a low of $3.46 to a high of $3.99.

AAA’s weekly surveys focus on a gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gas.