The average gas price in Missouri was $1.88 per gallon of regular unleaded fuel last Thursday, the Daily Journal Online reports.
It’s 3 cents more per gallon than the previous Thursday and 50 cents less compared to the same day of last year.
Drivers in Kansas City are paying the most on average at $1.95, while Joplin’s price is the least at $1.79 per gallon. St. Joseph motorists are paying 2 cents less on average while three areas see no change over the weeks.
Missouri has the fifth-lowest gas price in the nation. The national average was $2.17 per gallon.