Gas prices finally begin to drop across Western New York

Posted at 5:06 AM, Jan 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-20 05:06:18-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — If you're looking for some relief at the gas pump, you're in luck.

Gas prices are starting to fall across Western New York following a significant period of high prices due to ongoing tensions in the Middle East.

According to AAA of Western and Central New York, the average price for a gallon of gas in Buffalo is $2.63, a one-cent decrease from last week, while the average price for gas in Batavia is $2.64 per gallon, a three-cent decrease from last week.

Gas prices in Western New York are higher than the national average of $2.55 per gallon, however they're lower than the statewide average of $2.71 per gallon.