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Arkansas gas prices dropping all through December



Little Rock, Arkansas – The continued reduction in gas costs in the Natural State is good news for drivers in Arkansas.

According to AAA, the state’s daily average gas price decreased during the month of December. Following a $2.98 average price on December 1, the average gas price for December 8 is $2.87 per gallon.

Gas prices averaged $3.26 on November 8; this was before December when the decrease started.

Gasoline in Arkansas cost $2.97 per gallon on average a year ago; the price on Thursday is less than that. After Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, gas prices started to rise steadily and peaked in Arkansas in mid-June at an average of $4.54.

Hot Spring County now has the lowest gas prices, with a gallon costing an average of $2.62. Desha County, which is in the southeast of the state, has the highest average, at $3.28 a gallon.

At $2.80 per gallon, the Little Rock-North Little Rock metro area is more expensive than Jonesboro ($2.77), which is below the state average. Pine Bluff charges $2.89 on average, while Hot Springs charges $2.83.

Gasoline costs an average of $3.33 per gallon nationwide, with California having the highest rate at $4.62 per gallon. Texas has the lowest national average price, $2.76 per gallon.

According to a AAA representative, domestic gas prices have decreased by 26 cents per gallon over the last two weeks.