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Holiday gas prices look to remain at historic lows

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Triple-A reports a mix of gas prices in the region this week.

However, holiday shoppers can continue to expect historically low numbers at the pump.

In the Cortland area, motorists are currently paying between $1.99 – $2.23 per gallon, according to Gas Buddy.

While demand increased over the holiday weekend, overall travel volume dropped significantly from last year.

This Thanksgiving’s national average price-per-gallon was at its lowest since 2015, with nearly half of all states hitting 50-75 cents cheaper than last year.

Today’s national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.13, up two cents from one week ago — a year ago, the price was $2.59.

New York’s average is $2.23, up one cent from last week. A year ago, the NYS average was $2.69.

AAA Western and Central New York (AAA WCNY) reports the following averages:

  • Batavia – $2.19 (up one cent since last week)
  • Buffalo – $2.17 (down one cent since last week)
  • Ithaca – $2.18 (no change since last week)
  • Rochester – $2.21 (no change since last week)
  • Rome – $2.30 (no change cent since last week)
  • Syracuse – $2.14 (up one cent since last week)
  • Watertown – $2.28 (no change since last week)

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