BOSTON (AP) — The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has dropped for the 17th consecutive week.

AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular has fell a dime per gallon in the past week to an average of $2.36.

That’s 42 cents lower than a month ago and $1.11 lower than at the same time last year.

Despite the steep drop, in-state prices remain 16 cents higher than the national average.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.17 per gallon in Massachusetts and as high as $2.89.

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