Connecticut ranks in top 10 states for largest yearly gas price drop

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HARTFORD–We reported on Labor Day that gas prices in Connecticut are at a summertime low, but newly released information indicates that drop is an even bigger deal.

A new report from AAA says Connecticut ranks seventh in the country for the largest yearly drop in gas prices. The average price for gas in the state is $2.55, which is $1.18 less than on the same date in 2014.

Largest gas price dropsIn fact, the price of gas on Labor Day this year was the lowest for the holiday in more than a decade.

However, Connecticut’s average gas price of $2.55 is still more than the national average of $2.39.

Gas prices are expected to continue dropping in the next several weeks.