After two weeks on the rise, gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are lower this week.
Officials with AAA Arizona said Thursday that the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is at $3.54 a gallon. That's down by nearly 3 cents from last week.
This week's national average is at $3.63 per gallon, also down by almost 3 cents from last week.
Analysts say high crude oil costs will make for a volatile month for fuel prices.
Tucson has the lowest average gasoline price in Arizona at $3.39 a gallon while Flagstaff has the highest at $3.74.
South Carolina has the lowest average gas prices in the continental U.S. at $3.30 a gallon with Connecticut having the highest at $4 a gallon.
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