Survey: US gasoline prices down 2 cents in the past 2 weeks

(AP Photo / Julio Cortez)

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the past two weeks to $2.85 a gallon.

Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the decline comes amid a 42-cent jump recorded over the previous nine weeks.

The average national price for midgrade gas was $3.05, with premium going for $3.23.

The highest price recorded in the continental United States was $3.52 a gallon in San Diego. The cheapest was $2.44 a gallon in Jackson, Mississippi.

The price of diesel also was down 2 cents over the same period to $2.94 a gallon.

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