TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Drivers in Maryland saw gas prices drop again this week, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Drivers saw prices drop by three cents this week, resulting in prices that are at least 81 cents less than one year ago.READ MORE: Baltimore Police Looking For Missing 16-Year-Old Girl
Across the country, gas demand is down as much as 50 percent, while at the same time, inventories have risen to a record high.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Brief Thaw Wednesday Before Snow Moves In
Crude prices hit a low not seen since 2002 this week, as crude demand continued to drop. This imbalance means gas prices should continue to move lower.
The gas price average in Maryland is $1.93, which is down respectively three cents in the last week, 29 cents in the last month and 81 cents from this date last year.MORE NEWS: Man Shot In Wrist In Northwest Baltimore, Police Say
The national gas price average has declined for seven straight weeks. Today’s national gas price average is $1.82.