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On Dec. 7, the average price of gas in Wisconsin was $2.97/gallon, according to AAA. 

On the same day, the national average was around $3.36/gallon. Gas prices are falling nationwide and are closer to the prices before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. 

A week earlier, average gas prices in Wisconsin were $3.12/gallon. A month ago, the average price was $3.84/gallon.

The AAA’s map shows that prices were lowest in Outagamie County, at $2.78/gallon, and highest in Ashland County, at $3.40/gallon. 

In the Milwaukee-Waukesha region, the average price was $2.94. Prices in the Madison area were around $3.03. In the Green Bay area, gas was averaging $2.95/gallon.

A spokesperson for AAA Wisconsin told Spectrum News 1 Wisconsin that production is increasing and demand is falling, a seasonal trend in fall and winter.


AAA Gas Prices: AAA Gas Prices Wisconsin

Spectrum News: Gas prices are falling. How long will it last?

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Hope Karnopp joined Wisconsin Watch as a reporting intern in May 2022. She is a journalism major and is pursuing certificates in public policy and environmental studies at UW-Madison. Hope previously covered state politics as an intern for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She also works with the Daily Cardinal and hosts a radio segment about campus news for WORT-FM, which has been recognized by the Milwaukee Press Club.