Mississippi has the third lowest average gas price in the nation Tuesday and South Mississippi's was even lower.
The AAA Fuel Gauge Report shows the average price of $1,88 in South Mississippi Tuesday was penny a gallon less than South Carolina, which had the best price in the nation at $1.89. Mississippi is one of nine states in the country where gas is below $2.00.
Drivers in South Mississippi are paying an average of .94 cents a gallon less than this time a year ago.
Coast State National
Tuesday $1.88 $1.92 $2.20
Month ago $1.93 $1.96 $2.29
Year ago $2.82 $2.81 $3.04
-- AAA Fuel Gauge