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Local, national average gas price continue to fall

DAYTON — The recent drop in the average gas price in the Dayton area continues Monday.

On Monday, the average price of regular gas in Dayton is listed as $3.57, according to both AAA and GasBuddy. Last Tuesday, the average price was $3.62, according to GasBuddy.

The decrease in pricing comes after the average price jumped roughly 20 cents from Aug. 29 to Aug. 30.

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Dayton-area gas prices have been on a decline over the last three months. A month ago, the average price was $3.81, AAA reports. The average gas price three months ago was hovering around $5, according to GasBuddy.

Dayton’s highest recorded average price ever for regular gas was recorded June 8 when the average was $5.08, AAA reports.

The national average Monday is $3.78, which is roughly 10 cents cheaper than a week ago and 33 cents less than a month ago. Still, AAA reports that the national average is up 70 cents from a year ago.

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