Gas prices expected to continue dropping this fall

Around New York State

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Both the state and national average prices of gas are one cent lower than they were last week.

The national average is $2.16 per gallon and New York’s is $2.24. One year ago, those prices were $2.61 and $2.70, respectively.

The Energy Information Administration says the demand for gas is dropping. AAA expects prices to continue dropping this fall, too.

Here’s a breakdown of prices across upstate New York:

  • Batavia – $2.20 (no change since last week)
  • Buffalo – $2.21 (down one cent since last week)
  • Ithaca – $2.18 (no change cent since last week)
  • Rochester – $2.23 (down one cent since last week)
  • Rome – $2.31 (no change since last week)
  • Syracuse – $2.17 (down one cent since last week)
  • Watertown – $2.29 (down one cent since last week)

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.

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