The price of domestic crude, or West Texas Intermediate, (WTI) has also somewhat stabilized, after collapsing by 50 percent since June 2014. A boom in American oil production, economic concerns in Asia and Europe, and weak demand from consumers pulling back on travel and driving in the winter months has sent oil reeling.
The crude market is still volatile, and prices could drop quickly if supplies build up again, even as drivers rev up their engines in spring. Customers will still be paying lower prices than in previous years, the AAA noted, and currently more than half of all gas stations in the US are selling gas for less than two dollars per gallon.
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The states paying the most for gas include traditionally high price havens. Hawaiians are paying $3.11 per gallon, and Californians are edging out Alaskans by one cent, paying $2.65 per gallon.
The cheapest gas is in Idaho—$1.85 per gallon—while Texas, Oklahoma, and South Carolina are right behind all paying $1.87.