WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Gas prices are at a six-year-high for this time of year, according to the latest tally by the Automobile Association of America.
"The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline dropped to $3.67 per gallon Thursday, down a penny since the same day last week, even with one month ago, and 19 cents more per gallon than a year ago. Independence Day gas prices have not been this high since prices topped $4 per gallon in July 2008," AAA reports.
CURRENT AND PAST GAS PRICE AVERAGES
Regular Unleaded Gasoline (*indicates record high)
$104.48 per barrel (at Wednesday's close)
$105.84 per barrel (6/26/14)
$101.24 per barrel