TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – As gas prices hold steady at $3.41 nationwide, prices in Kansas continue to fall to an average of $3.12.
AAA indicates gas prices in Kansas continue to slowly decline. On Monday, February 20, the average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline was recorded at $3.12, which was one cent lower than the previous day, two cents lower than the previous week and nine cents lower than the year before. previous. However, that’s still about eight cents more than what Kansas paid in January.
For diesel, AAA noted that drivers paid an average of $4.01 at the pump, two cents less than the previous day, four cents less than the previous week and three cents less than the previous month. However, compared to the same day in 2022, drivers paid about 35 cents more at the pump.
Nationwide, gas prices have been flat for about a week at an average of $3.41 for a gallon of unleaded gasoline. That’s nearly 30 cents more than the Kansas average.
Regionally, drivers in the Wichita area averaged $3.02 for unleaded and $3.88 for diesel. The Kansas City area averaged $3.08 for a gallon of unleaded gasoline and $3.97 for diesel. Lawrence area residents averaged $3.09 for unleaded and $3.97 for diesel. Drivers in the capital averaged $3.10 for unleaded gasoline and $3.99 for diesel. In Manhattan, drivers averaged $3.16 for unleaded and $3.93 for diesel.
According to GasBuddy.com, drivers in the Topeka area could find the cheapest prices at the Gas and Shop at 1900 NW Topeka Blvd. and Valero at 2044 NW Tyler St. for $2.89 for unleaded. And in the Manhattan area, drivers could find the cheapest prices at Wamego’s Short Stop for $3.07. GasBuddy did not show complete data for Emporia.