The average price for gas in Massachusetts is $3.439 a gallon in the latest weekly AAA survey, down 5 cents from the previous week’s average, AAA Southern New England said Monday.
It’s the ninth consecutive week of decreases. Prices locally are now 46 cents less than the those recorded in mid-April.
The current national average for gas is $3.50 a gallon. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was $3.68, AAA Southern New England said.
AAA’s weekly surveys focus on self-serve, regular unleaded gas.