Drivers around the nation are happy to see the prices at the gas pump, especially given the ongoing events in the Middle East and the potential for colder months to have pushed prices up. As of January 9th, gas prices sit at $3.08 per gallon, down from $3.28 per gallon a year ago according to AAA data.
In Wisconsin, gas prices remain well below the national average. It currently sits at $2.62 per gallon, 23 cents below where it was one month ago and 49 cents below where it was one year ago.
In Southwest Wisconsin, drivers are continuing to benefit from declining gas prices. In the Madison metro area, gas prices reached $2.60 a gallon, a 27 cent decrease from one month ago and a 52 cent decrease from this time last year.
To see more about gas prices across Wisconsin, data from AAA can be found here.