Westwood, MA, November 21, 2022 — Gas prices reportedly declined this past week ahead of Thanksgiving travel. According to AAA, the average gas price in Massachusetts is down 4 cents from last week ($3.85), averaging $3.81 per gallon. Today’s price is 22 cents higher than a month ago ($3.59), and 39 cents higher than November 14, 2021 ($3.42). Massachusetts’ average gas price is 15 cents higher than the national average.
“Although the national average has fallen sharply since the June peak of nearly $5.02, local prices are 30 to 40 cents higher than a year ago,” said Mary Maguire, Vice President of Government/Public Affairs for AAA Northeast. “As we fuel up for Thanksgiving road trips, we can be thankful that gas prices are moving in the right direction for now.”
AAA Northeast’s November 22 survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be 11 cents lower than last week ($3.77), averaging $3.66 a gallon. Today’s national average price is 16 cents lower than a month ago ($3.82), and 26 cents higher than this day last year ($3.40)