Gas prices in the Philadelphia market dipped to $3.56 per gallon, down 6.7 cents, reflecting a 16.3 cents decrease from last month and 52.4 cents from last year. Nationally, prices fell 4.6 cents to $3.33 per gallon.
Wilmington saw a significant drop to $2.99 per gallon, 57 cents cheaper than Philadelphia. New Jersey also experienced a decline to $3.25 per gallon, down 8.0 cents in a week.
The national diesel average lowered to $4.34 per gallon, despite remaining higher than last year.
Patrick De Haan of GasBuddy noted an eight-week consecutive decline, with 11 states now below $3 per gallon. Economic factors are impacting reduced gasoline demand as winter approaches.
Gas prices continue their downward trend, offering relief to motorists as Thanksgiving approaches.