Think gas in Connecticut is expensive? The average price in California is now over $4 a gallon.
AAA says the average price in Connecticut is a buck cheaper; $2.96.
Last week it was $2.84, and last month was $2.68.
The national average is $2.87, last month it was $2.62.
Several factors are being blamed. Among them, prices are normally higher during the warmer months as refineries switch to a more expensive, environmentally friendly fuel blend.