CLEVELAND — Average gas prices fell 15 cents in the last week in Ohio to an average of $2.01 per gallon in Northeast Ohio, the lowest in nearly two years.
The last time average gas prices were this low in Ohio was in early 2016, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Gasoline inventories in the Midwest region jumped by 1.7 million barrels to 51.4 million for the week ending Dec. 14, with total regional inventories now 3.6 million barrels higher than the same time last year, according to a news release from AAA.
According to AAA, the average gas prices of unleaded self-service gasoline in various areas include:
$2.076 New Philadelphia
The national average for gasoline sits at $2.30 a gallon, the release states, a drop of 6 cents from one week ago, 24 cents from a month ago, and 16 cents less than the same time last year.
You can find the lowest gas prices in our area on the News 5 Gas Prices page here.