Gas price photo $4 $3 gas prices

Gas dipped below $4 a gallon at Fast Fuels at Route 123 and Old Bridge Road in Woodbridge on July 21, 2022. The region's average is now below $4 a gallon.

The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Northern Virginia has fallen below $4 for the first time since the spring.

AAA, which tracks gas prices daily, reported an average price Wednesday of $3.985 per gallon in the Northern Virginia portion of the Washington DMA. That is down from $4.005 on Tuesday and $4.114 a week ago. 

Average prices peaked here on June 15 at $5.048 for a gallon of regular unleaded. 

Despite the recent decline, prices are still higher than they were a year ago, when they stood at $3.078 per gallon.

The statewide average price is down to $3.814, according to AAA, while the national average stands at $4.01 as of Wednesday. 

In Northern Virginia, Stafford County has the lowest average price, $3.711 per gallon, while Fairfax County has the highest average price, $4.232.

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(7) comments

Tom Manson

Boomers will complain no matter what happens to the price of gas. This is why your kids don't call.

Kim Kirby

Gas is down 60 cents, nope gas is still up $2.00+. This is how they normalize the insanity and you're falling for it.

John Deca

Remember when Youngkin did something to help lower gas prices? Me neither!

Popular Misconception

@John - Remember when JB did everthing he could to help raise gas prices? Yep! Me too!

Popular Misconception

@John - Remember when JB did all he could to help increase gas prices? Yep! Me too! #metoo

Duke Nukem

Thanks has to go out to Dark Brandon for his close work with Putin and the Saudis to give us the Putin price drop we all deserve. It's amazing what Biden's fist (bump) has accomplished.

Popular Misconception

@Duke - Took the words out of my mouth (keyboard?)! [lol]

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