BOSTON — Gasoline prices in Massachusetts fell again on Friday, down a penny to $4.96 a gallon, according to AAA.
There has been a slow but steady decline since a record high of $5.05 was hit on June 12.
A month ago, the average was 22 cents lower at $4.74 a gallon.
The national average also fell, hitting $4.93 a gallon on Friday. That’s down 9 cents from the all-time high of $5.02 set on June 14. California still has the highest average prices in the United States at $6.35 per gallon.
Diesel prices in Massachusetts also continued to fall on Friday. The average for a gallon is now $6.14, down from the record high of $6.41 set on May 18.