The average price for gas in Massachusetts was $3.45 a gallon in the latest weekly AAA survey, down 3 cents from the previous week’s average price, AAA Southern New England said Monday.
Massachusetts prices are down a nickel over the past month, AAA Southern New England added.
The current national average is $3.48 a gallon. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was 9 cents lower at $3.36.
In the latest Massachusetts survey, the range in prices was 38 cents, from a low of $3.31 to a high of $3.69.
AAA’s weekly surveys focus on self-serve, regular unleaded gas.Chris Reidy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.