Sunday's state average of $2.41 was 3 cents less than a month ago, yet 23 cents more than this time past year.
Locally, the website Monday shows gas prices in International Falls ranging from $2.34 per gallon to $2.59 per gallon.
That puts average gas prices in Rockford below the national average of $2.51 a gallon.
20, the average price of self-serve, unleaded gasoline in NY is $2.73, according to AAA.
According to GasBuddy.com, prices on the Cape are between $2.39 and $2.74. "A handful of major refineries are undergoing maintenance".
Drivers can find the least expensive gas near them by downloading the AAA app.
"AAA experts say sometime towards the end of February or beginning of March we will start to see gas prices rise", says Jana L. Tidwell, manager of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Florida's spring tourism season also helps drive prices higher, Jenkins said.
"For the second straight week, average gasoline prices fell, with almost every state declining week-over-week as retail gas prices saw more catching up to the previous decline in crude oil prices", said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy.
Michigan's eleven-cent drop is the largest weekly price change in the nation this week.
In January, oil prices reached their highest in more than three years, enticing domestic producers to ramp up production. Domestic oil production is 14 percent stronger than a year ago, while gasoline production is up 5 percent.
With a slight build of 612,000 barrels, gasoline inventories in the region measure at 58 million barrels, according to the latest Energy Information Administration (EIA) report.