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Statewide gas prices drop for first time in three weeks

Posted: 9:04 AM, Jun 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-04 14:57:17Z

For the first time in three weeks, gas prices across the state of Michigan have dropped.

According to AAA Michigan, the average statewide price for gasoline is about $2.99 a gallon, down about 11 cents from last week's average.

The statewide average is still about 48 cents more than this same time last year.

Of the ten Michigan metro areas surveyed by AAA for self-serve unleaded fuel prices, the lowest average price can be found in the Grand Rapids/Muskegon/Holland area where it’s about $2.94 a gallon. The highest average price can be found in the Ann Arbor area for the fifth week in a row, where it’s about $3.05 a gallon.

Michigan currently ranks 18th in the nation for the most expensive daily gas prices.

But Michigan currently ranks 1st in the nation for the biggest change in average weekly gas price.