Christmas came early this year for drivers in Oklahoma. They've been paying the cheapest prices for gasoline in the nation for months. For an extra special holiday gift, the state with the lowest prices in the U.S. saw prices plummet even further, hitting a 2013 low of $2.84 a gallon on Dec. 18.
Prices have gained ground since then. On Monday, the average price for regular gasoline in the Sooner State was $2.94 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.com.
Oklahoma gas prices have plunged about $1.00 a gallon—a more than 25 percent drop—from the all-time high for the statewide average reached back in May.
Nationally, the average price for regular gasoline hit a low for the year last month—$3.20 a gallon on Nov. 11—and has been slowly rising ever since, due in large part to rising gas prices in the Northeast where supplies are tight.