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Gas prices dropping but Cumberland still leads the state

January 5th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Local gas prices are following the national gas price average, as 2019 ushers in the cheapest national gas price average in three years when the national average was $1.99 per gallon on New Year’s Day 2016, while Maryland’s average price was $1.97.
Today’s national gas price average is $2.25 per gallon, which is down four cents in the last week, 20 cents in the last month, and is 24 cents less than this time last year.
Maryland’s average price is four cents less than the national average at $2.21 per gallon. The state average is four cents lower than last week, 15 cents less than last month, and 30 cents per gallon less than last year on this date.
Average prices for four metro areas, Annapolis, Baltimore, Frederick, and Salisbury, are trending lower than the state average with Salisbury, at the cheapest of AAA’s surveyed metro areas at $2.06 per gallon. Cheapest countywide prices can be found in Cecil, Harford, Wicomico, and Worcester.

Regular Unleaded Gasoline

1/4/19 Week Ago Month Ago Year Ago
National $2.25 $2.29 $2.45 $2.49
Maryland $2.21 $2.25 $2.36 $2.51
Annapolis $2.14 $2.18 $2.27 $2.49
Baltimore $2.14 $2.18 $2.27 $2.50
Cumberland $2.38 $2.44 $2.63 $2.56
Frederick $2.18 $2.22 $2.37 $2.52
Hagerstown $2.34 $2.38 $2.48 $2.58
Salisbury $2.06 $2.10 $2.17 $2.45
Washington Suburbs
(MD only) $2.37 $2.42 $2.57 $2.56

One Response to “Gas prices dropping but Cumberland still leads the state”

  1. January 07, 2019 at 12:35 pm, Catmom said:

    Cumberland is the poorest city in the state, and we have the highest gas prices….why?


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