Gas down a dime, but up from last year

WTOP is tracking this year\'s and last year\'s gas prices. (WTOP/Kerry Walter)

WASHINGTON – Drivers are getting some relief at the pump in the D.C. region – at least from last week.

According to WTOP’s Pain in the Gas Survey, regular gasoline is down 10 cents from last week to $3.68 a gallon.

Mid-grade dropped 9 cents to $3.91 while premium fell 7 cents to $4.10.

Diesel stayed the same from last week. On average, diesel is selling for $4.15.

A similar trend is occurring nationwide. According to AAA, the national price for a gallon of regular gas fell 12 cents to $3.65.

Last year, WTOP found the average price of a regular gallon of gas was 20 cents lower at $3.48 a gallon. Mid-grade was $3.64. Premium was $3.78 and diesel, $3.95.

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