BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Good news for Maryland drivers: the state’s average gas price is down 21 cents from this time last month, AAA Mid-Atlantic said.

The state’s average price for a gallon of gas is now $2.33, which is 11 cents lower than the national average.

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While drivers in the Baltimore and Annapolis areas are seeing average prices around $2.28 per gallon, the average price climbs to $2.46 per gallon in the Maryland suburbs near Washington, D.C.

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Despite the drop at the pump, the state’s average gas price is still 11 cents higher than at this point last year.

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AAA Mid-Atlantic said low demand and low crude oil prices are helping to fuel the savings at the pump.